Budget Analyst Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for budget analysts in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of budget analysts among Texas metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Budget Analysts in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,230
25th Percentile Wage
$59,720
50th Percentile Wage
$74,780
75th Percentile Wage
$95,510
90th Percentile Wage
$123,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for budget analysts in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,530. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,230.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of budget analysts from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,780
1.87% 13.17%
2016
$73,380
2.45% -
2015
$71,580
3.39% -
2014
$69,150
5.71% -
2013
$65,200
0.41% -
2012
$64,930
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Budget Analysts in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of budget analysts in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of budget analysts in state of Texas ranges from $52,760 to $86,770. The highest paying area for budget analysts in Texas is Dallas-Plano-Irving with a median annual salary of $86,770. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $85,600). The lowest paying area is North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $52,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$86,770
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$85,600
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$81,270
Fort Worth-Arlington
$80,860
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$74,270
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$73,790
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$70,250
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$67,570
Corpus Christi
$66,230
College Station-Bryan
$63,490
Waco
$62,660
El Paso
$61,520
Lubbock
$60,180
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$59,010
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$54,970
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$52,760




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