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Financial Managers in Louisiana

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19.4% Jobs Projection
$93,300 Median Salary
500 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Financial Managers in Louisiana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Financial Managers in Louisiana is growing faster than average.

  • Financial Managers in Louisiana earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Financial Managers Work in Louisiana?

5,280 people worked as Financial Managers in 2018 in this state.

There were 5,060 Financial Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 220 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Financial Managers in LA Employment Trend

The typical state has 6,900 Financial Managers working in it, which means Louisiana has fewer Financial Managers than average.

Financial Managers in LA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Financial Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 19.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 18.7%.

Job Projections for Financial Managers: Nation vs. LA

Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 500 annual job openings, and 5,980 total jobs in 2026 for Financial Managers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 56,900 annual jobs and 689,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Financial Managers Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Financial Managers ranged from $56,610 to $172,900 with $93,300 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.22 to $83.12. The median hourly rate was $44.85.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $42.25 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.60.

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

Financial Managers Earnings: LA vs. National Average

Top Louisiana Metros for Financial Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Financial Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 1,800 $96,570
Baton Rouge, LA 1,170 $97,410
Lafayette, LA 520 $86,570
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 390 $88,700
Lake Charles, LA 240 $92,070
Monroe, LA 190 $74,790
Hammond, LA 150 $95,820
Alexandria, LA 150 $98,900
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 140 $80,220

Top States for Financial Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Financial Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 81,350 $139,240
New York 42,460 $194,820
Illinois 40,040 $126,020
Texas 39,580 $129,320
Massachusetts 33,880 $130,180
Florida 29,050 $114,190
New Jersey 21,340 $157,490
Ohio 19,980 $118,100
Georgia 17,840 $127,830
Pennsylvania 17,730 $138,980
Tennessee 15,870 $95,970
Connecticut 15,750 $144,500
North Carolina 15,730 $131,610
Minnesota 15,610 $121,210
Virginia 15,180 $147,710
Michigan 14,760 $116,300
Washington 13,010 $123,430
Maryland 12,550 $137,820
Arizona 11,400 $103,910
Iowa 8,630 $100,280

Below are the states where Financial Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $194,820
New Jersey $157,490
Delaware $152,180
District of Columbia $150,550
Virginia $147,710
Colorado $146,000
Connecticut $144,500
California $139,240
Pennsylvania $138,980
Maryland $137,820


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