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Highest-Paying Careers
These are the occupations with the highest median wages as of May 2020 (the latest wage data available). You can view this list for any state by changing the location.
We found 45 occupations in Texas.
Results Filtered by:
Typical Education – Associate's degree.
Rank Occupation 2020 Median wages Typical Education
Hourly Annual
17
Air Traffic Controllers
$72.49
$150,800
Associate's degree
87
Nuclear Technicians
$42.51
$88,400
Associate's degree
90
Radiation Therapists
$42.15
$87,700
Associate's degree
129
Dental Hygienists
$37.54
$78,100
Associate's degree
130
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
$37.30
$77,600
Associate's degree
146
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists
$35.63
$74,100
Associate's degree
150
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
$34.89
$72,600
Associate's degree
156
Computer Network Support Specialists
$34.11
$71,000
Associate's degree
162
Occupational Therapy Assistants
$34.02
$70,800
Associate's degree
168
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
$33.32
$69,300
Associate's degree