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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Louisiana

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Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Louisiana

Want to work in Louisiana as a Bookkeeping, Accounting, or Auditing Clerk? Read this first!

0.2% Jobs Projection
$36,100 Median Salary
2,400 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Louisiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Louisiana is growing slower than average.

  • Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in Louisiana earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Work in Louisiana?

In Louisiana, there were 20,140 people working as Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in the year 2018.

There were 20,210 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in LA Employment Trend

The amount of Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks working in the state is similar to the average state.

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in LA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks in this state are growing at a rate of 0.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -1.5%.

Job Projections for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks: Nation vs. LA

Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 2,400 annual Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks job openings in Louisiana, and 21,760 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 186,400 annual jobs and 1,705,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks ranged from $24,430 to $52,040 with $36,100 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.75 to $25.02. The median hourly rate was $17.36.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $17.2 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.16.

The median salary in Louisiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Earnings: LA vs. National Average

Top Louisiana Metros for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 5,040 $36,750
Baton Rouge, LA 4,560 $37,110
Lafayette, LA 2,540 $36,120
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 1,780 $36,460
Lake Charles, LA 1,140 $36,030
Monroe, LA 1,060 $35,890
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 930 $35,540
Alexandria, LA 680 $36,710
Hammond, LA 390 $35,620

Top States for Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks Employment

The table below shows the states where most Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 186,970 $46,340
Texas 131,250 $39,870
New York 104,580 $44,150
Florida 97,300 $37,610
Pennsylvania 55,360 $39,270
Ohio 54,850 $38,470
Illinois 50,800 $40,760
North Carolina 46,570 $38,550
Massachusetts 45,570 $46,180
New Jersey 43,380 $46,440
Virginia 41,690 $41,270
Michigan 37,490 $37,810
Wisconsin 37,260 $37,180
Georgia 37,130 $39,070
Washington 31,970 $44,450
Minnesota 31,110 $43,510
Tennessee 30,480 $38,330
Missouri 29,760 $36,780
Indiana 27,970 $36,990
Colorado 27,560 $41,820

Below are the states where Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $54,040
Alaska $47,720
Connecticut $46,860
New Jersey $46,440
California $46,340
Massachusetts $46,180
Washington $44,450
Maryland $44,420
Delaware $44,410
New York $44,150

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