Project Management Jobs in Texas

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Texas Ranks:
2
in the US for Architectural and Engineering Managers median annual salary
11
in the US for Industrial Production Managers median annual salary
11
in the US for Computer and Information Systems Managers median annual salary
15
in the US for Natural Sciences Managers median annual salary
15
in the US for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers median annual salary
42
in the US for Construction Managers median annual salary

The Lone Star State offers some Texas-sized salaries to project management professionals in select fields. Houston leads the pack, with salaries for PMPs higher than any other major city in Texas, in every area of specialty. Architectural and engineering managers in the state’s largest city bring in over $167,000 on average, or 134% of the national median. The city’s job market hires over 8,000 people in this field. Houston also sports salaries for industrial production managers of more than $109,000 on average, and its natural sciences managers make nearly $135,000. Construction managers lag on the pay scale, earning an average salary as low as $54,000 in the Sherman-Denison area.

State-Level Statistics

Occupation Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Construction Managers 28,200 $72,480 88%
Architectural and Engineering Managers 18,890 $144,330 116%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 18,140 $122,400 101%
Industrial Production Managers 11,360 $95,290 107%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 9,170 $84,260 103%
Natural Sciences Managers 1,610 $109,580 95%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

City-Level Statistics

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Statistics for Architectural and Engineering Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 8,210 $167,240 134%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 5,130 $133,860 107%
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 700 $119,480 96%
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 300 $136,730 109%
College Station-Bryan, TX 240 $62,420 50%
Corpus Christi, TX 140 $107,610 86%
El Paso, TX 100 $101,850 82%
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 70 $112,800 90%
Amarillo, TX 60 $132,310 106%
Tyler, TX 50 $133,700 107%
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 50 $114,560 92%
Odessa, TX 50 $123,010 99%
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 50 $102,380 82%
Longview, TX 30 $136,410 109%
Victoria, TX 0 $132,950 106%
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 $130,350 104%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Computer and Information Systems Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7,530 $124,920 103%
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 4,970 $132,450 110%
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 2,240 $125,780 104%
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1,220 $109,300 90%
El Paso, TX 200 $97,460 81%
College Station-Bryan, TX 170 $79,410 66%
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 110 $89,060 74%
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 110 $103,460 86%
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 100 $94,570 78%
Lubbock, TX 90 $97,870 81%
Waco, TX 80 $97,200 80%
Longview, TX 70 $93,220 77%
Tyler, TX 70 $99,840 83%
Amarillo, TX 70 $96,490 80%
Corpus Christi, TX 60 $99,200 82%
Laredo, TX 50 $91,090 75%
Midland, TX 50 $120,120 99%
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 40 $88,450 73%
San Angelo, TX 40 $83,800 69%
Abilene, TX 30 $103,670 86%
Odessa, TX 30 $100,050 83%
Sherman-Denison, TX 30 $112,270 93%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Construction Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 8,710 $73,860 89%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 8,350 $72,660 88%
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 2,380 $70,750 85%
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 2,200 $73,920 89%
El Paso, TX 640 $72,920 88%
Corpus Christi, TX 570 $66,150 80%
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 530 $68,830 83%
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 280 $69,660 84%
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 270 $78,060 94%
Victoria, TX 210 $59,740 72%
College Station-Bryan, TX 190 $69,160 84%
Lubbock, TX 180 $58,960 71%
Odessa, TX 170 $85,380 103%
Amarillo, TX 160 $79,370 96%
Midland, TX 160 $67,730 82%
Longview, TX 160 $71,610 86%
Waco, TX 150 $66,470 80%
Tyler, TX 140 $73,960 89%
Abilene, TX 120 $102,230 123%
Wichita Falls, TX 100 $63,420 77%
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 100 $64,730 78%
Sherman-Denison, TX 100 $54,610 66%
Laredo, TX 90 $62,170 75%
Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR 80 $58,150 70%
San Angelo, TX 60 $67,310 81%
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Statistics for Industrial Production Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 3,930 $109,620 123%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3,090 $93,410 105%
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 630 $90,960 102%
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 610 $94,260 106%
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 230 $96,510 108%
El Paso, TX 200 $74,100 83%
Waco, TX 150 $75,040 84%
Midland, TX 150 $109,960 123%
Corpus Christi, TX 140 $88,230 99%
Longview, TX 140 $82,300 92%
Victoria, TX 120 $75,740 85%
Tyler, TX 100 $82,090 92%
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 90 $77,470 87%
Odessa, TX 80 $117,570 132%
Amarillo, TX 80 $115,430 129%
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 60 $85,250 96%
College Station-Bryan, TX 60 $101,130 113%
Wichita Falls, TX 50 $90,040 101%
Lubbock, TX 50 $77,260 87%
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 40 $74,170 83%
Sherman-Denison, TX 40 $90,830 102%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Natural Sciences Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 600 $134,970 117%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 420 $106,680 92%
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 150 $112,050 97%
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 100 $90,000 78%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2,800 $87,180 107%
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2,750 $94,440 115%
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 530 $85,900 105%
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 440 $88,430 108%
El Paso, TX 180 $72,280 88%
Laredo, TX 150 $75,040 92%
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 140 $47,190 58%
Corpus Christi, TX 130 $74,790 91%
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 90 $73,770 90%
Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 80 $73,370 90%
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 60 $72,800 89%
Lubbock, TX 60 $67,530 83%
Texarkana-Texarkana, TX-AR 60 $87,300 107%
Waco, TX 60 $72,190 88%
Amarillo, TX 50 $71,950 88%
Midland, TX 50 $63,800 78%
Tyler, TX 50 $73,830 90%
College Station-Bryan, TX 40 $63,430 78%
Odessa, TX 40 $84,970 104%
Victoria, TX 40 $68,170 83%
Longview, TX 40 $81,450 100%
Abilene, TX 40 $70,170 86%
San Angelo, TX 30 $77,210 94%
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Data source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012