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Graphic Designers in Louisiana

Considering a career as a Graphic Designer in Louisiana?

8.7% Jobs Projection
$41,510 Median Salary
220 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Graphic Designers in Louisiana is growing faster than average.

  • Graphic Designers in Louisiana earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Graphic Designers Work in Louisiana?

1,490 people worked as Graphic Designers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,720 Graphic Designers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 230 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Graphic Designers in LA Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,300 Graphic Designers working in it, which means Louisiana has fewer Graphic Designers than average.

Graphic Designers in LA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Graphic Designers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 4.2%.

Job Projections for Graphic Designers: Nation vs. LA

Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 220 annual Graphic Designers job openings in Louisiana, and 2,250 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 26,000 annual jobs and 277,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Graphic Designers Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Graphic Designers ranged from $27,150 to $72,500 with $41,510 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.05 to $34.86. The median hourly rate was $19.96.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $19.27 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.69.

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

Graphic Designers Earnings: LA vs. National Average

Top Louisiana Metros for Graphic Designers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Graphic Designers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 580 $45,930
Baton Rouge, LA 380 $42,110
Lafayette, LA 140 $38,600
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 110 $36,980
Monroe, LA 80 $36,820
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 50 $25,720
Lake Charles, LA 50 $34,690

Top States for Graphic Designers Employment

View the list below to see where most Graphic Designers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 29,320 $56,810
New York 21,350 $59,840
Florida 13,550 $45,880
Texas 13,480 $47,570
Illinois 11,700 $53,410
Pennsylvania 8,710 $50,080
Ohio 7,120 $46,740
North Carolina 6,460 $45,210
Georgia 6,400 $49,440
Minnesota 6,190 $49,590
New Jersey 5,980 $55,100
Wisconsin 5,780 $46,190
Massachusetts 5,680 $60,530
Michigan 5,680 $44,480
Washington 5,060 $58,450
Virginia 5,000 $55,560
Colorado 4,730 $50,950
Missouri 3,740 $47,740
Indiana 3,740 $42,980
Oregon 3,510 $53,900

Below are the states where Graphic Designers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $67,890
Massachusetts $60,530
New York $59,840
Washington $58,450
Rhode Island $57,050
California $56,810
Connecticut $56,600
Alaska $56,300
Virginia $55,560
Maryland $55,230

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