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Chief Executives in Louisiana

Want to work in Louisiana as a Chief Executive? Read this first!

-3% Jobs Projection
$204,070 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

While jobs for Chief Executives in Louisiana are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Chief Executives in Louisiana is expected to decrease.

  • Chief Executives in Louisiana earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Chief Executives Work in Louisiana?

730 people worked as Chief Executives in 2018 in this state.

There were 790 Chief Executives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 60 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Chief Executives in LA Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,150 Chief Executives working in it, which means Louisiana has fewer Chief Executives than average.

Chief Executives in LA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Chief Executives in this state are declining at a rate of 2.9% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Chief Executives: Nation vs. LA

Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 90 annual job openings, and 1,320 total jobs in 2026 for Chief Executives in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 20,000 annual jobs and 296,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Chief Executives Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Chief Executives ranged from $61,850 to $208,000 with $204,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $29.74 to $100. The median hourly rate was $98.11.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $89.65 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $8.46.

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

Chief Executives Earnings: LA vs. National Average

Top Louisiana Metros for Chief Executives

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Chief Executives.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge, LA 200 $206,480
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 190 $208,000
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 80 $180,710
Monroe, LA 60 $88,980
Lafayette, LA 50 $208,000
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 50 $153,300
Lake Charles, LA 40 $208,000

Top States for Chief Executives Employment

The table below shows the states where most Chief Executives work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 30,290 $208,000
Florida 20,860 $171,000
New York 10,430 $208,000
Illinois 9,650 $208,000
Massachusetts 7,990 $208,000
Tennessee 6,680 $129,720
Arizona 6,630 $179,410
Pennsylvania 6,540 $208,000
Georgia 6,260 $208,000
Minnesota 5,970 $176,550
Virginia 5,760 $208,000
Texas 5,260 $208,000
Wisconsin 5,240 $127,330
Utah 4,850 $151,750
Ohio 4,420 $196,500
Missouri 4,410 $144,070
Indiana 4,220 $124,090
North Carolina 3,820 $205,220
Kansas 3,790 $149,880
Washington 3,690 $206,560

Below are the states where Chief Executives get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $208,000
Oregon $208,000
New Jersey $208,000
Texas $208,000
California $208,000
Nevada $208,000
Illinois $208,000
District of Columbia $208,000
Nebraska $208,000
Georgia $208,000


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