Every hard-working Texas resident wants one thing, to make more money. With inflation hitting people so hard over the past few years it’s difficult for people to save any money as we’re all just trying to pay all our bills on time. We might be watching our spending, but wages aren’t increasing as fast as the prices are rising. Which is causing many people to think about changing employers or even occupations all together. If you’re wanting to know what jobs are paying the best, let’s look at the 25 highest paying jobs across Texas. 

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Sure, we would all love to make millions of dollars and save for retirement and help family members who might need assistance. But there are some jobs that would require you to do things you don’t want to do such as moving around or going to school for long periods of time. Those jobs make you put in the work or do uncomfortable things for the payoff of a bigger salary. So, the real question is are you willing to go above and beyond for a bigger paycheck? I will say that sometimes you also need to know the right person or people to land one of those big paying jobs. 

How Much Money Do You Need to Make to Be Comfortable in Texas? 

According to Living Wage, to live comfortably in Texas as a single parent with one child you need to make just over $70,000, or $34 per hour.  

Let’s Look at the Highest Paying Jobs in Texas 

If you’re wanting to make more money, here is a look at the highest paying jobs across the great state of Texas. 

The 25 Highest Paying Jobs in Texas

These are the 25 highest paying jobs in Texas based on information from the May 2020 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Gallery Credit: Emily Claire

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