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 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 Nurse Practitioners in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$80,290
25th Percentile Wage
$92,110
50th Percentile Wage
$109,620
75th Percentile Wage
$127,260
90th Percentile Wage
$152,560

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 $152,560. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $109,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $80,290.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$109,620
1.64% 12.85%
2016
$107,820
3.20% -
2015
$104,370
3.93% -
2014
$100,270
0.93% -
2013
$99,340
3.84% -
2012
$95,530
- -

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 $90,450 to $121,530. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Texas is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $121,530. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $120,600). The lowest paying area is Abilene with a median annual salary of $90,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$121,530
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$120,600
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$119,990
Brownsville-Harlingen
$116,800
Northwestern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$113,900
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$111,490
Waco
$110,640
Southern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$110,480
Fort Worth-Arlington
$110,070
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$108,610
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$108,590
Midland
$107,990
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$107,900
Tyler
$107,440
Sherman-Denison
$105,950
Longview
$105,530
Lubbock
$105,450
Gulf Coast Texas nonmetropolitan area
$105,030
Amarillo
$104,590
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$104,340
Wichita Falls
$103,720
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$103,600
College Station-Bryan
$102,940
El Paso
$102,890
Odessa
$102,130
Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$100,820
Texarkana-Texarkana
$99,790
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$99,450
Corpus Christi
$97,710
Laredo
$92,400
San Angelo
$90,760
Abilene
$90,450




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