Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for nurse practitioners in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse practitioners among Texas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$73,980
25th Percentile Wage
$90,730
50th Percentile Wage
$107,820
75th Percentile Wage
$126,440
90th Percentile Wage
$152,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $152,030. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $107,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $73,980.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35.57
25th Percentile Wage
$43.62
50th Percentile Wage
$51.84
75th Percentile Wage
$60.79
90th Percentile Wage
$73.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse practitioners in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $73.09. The median hourly salary is $51.84. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35.57.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nurse practitioners from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016107,8203.20%11.40%
2015104,3703.93%-
2014100,2700.93%-
201399,3403.84%-
201295,530--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in state of Texas ranges from $91,130 to $128,920. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Texas is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $128,920. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $120,350). The lowest paying area is Abilene with a median annual salary of $91,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$128,920
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$120,350
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$120,330
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$119,320
Brownsville-Harlingen
$113,400
Texarkana-Texarkana
$111,030
Waco
$111,000
El Paso
$110,100
Tyler
$108,310
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$107,290
Fort Worth-Arlington
$105,070
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$105,050
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$104,870
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$104,710
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$102,220
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$102,010
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$101,980
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$100,600
College Station-Bryan
$99,110
Wichita Falls
$99,050
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$98,270
Corpus Christi
$97,380
Lubbock
$96,860
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$95,210
Longview
$94,200
Amarillo
$94,110
Laredo
$91,290
Abilene
$91,130


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