Computer and Information Research Scientist Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer and information research scientists in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer and information research scientists amongst 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 Computer and Information Research Scientists in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,280
25th Percentile Wage
$71,520
50th Percentile Wage
$105,680
75th Percentile Wage
$139,150
90th Percentile Wage
$168,410

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer and information research scientists in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $168,410. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $105,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of computer and information research scientists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$105,680
4.78% 21.69%
2016
$100,630
8.19% -
2015
$92,390
-20.49% -
2014
$111,320
4.43% -
2013
$106,390
22.21% -
2012
$82,760
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer and Information Research Scientists in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer and information research scientists in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer and information research scientists in state of Texas ranges from $95,860 to $121,970. The highest paying area for computer and information research scientists in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $121,970. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Fort Worth-Arlington (mean annual salary $118,890). The lowest paying area is Dallas-Plano-Irving with a median annual salary of $95,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$121,970
Fort Worth-Arlington
$118,890
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$114,450
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$104,040
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$102,980
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$96,720
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$95,860




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