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Managers in Louisiana

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9.1% Jobs Projection
$79,900 Median Salary
1,300 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Managers Work in Louisiana?

There were approximately 9,790 workers employed as Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 8,170 Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 1,620 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 5,175 Managers working in it, which means Louisiana has more Managers than average.


Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.


Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,300 annual job openings, and a total of 17,420 jobs for Louisiana Managers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,200 annual jobs and 1,071,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Managers Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Managers ranged from $37,850 to $142,440 with $79,900 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.2 to $68.48. The median hourly rate was $38.41.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $37.64 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.77.

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


Top Louisiana Metros for Managers

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 3,360 $81,810
Baton Rouge, LA 2,260 $87,740
Lafayette, LA 950 $76,370
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA 720 $77,710
Houma-Thibodaux, LA 550 $85,300
Lake Charles, LA 520 $82,320
Monroe, LA 220 $65,780
Alexandria, LA 210 $73,000
Hammond, LA 70 $65,700

Top States for Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 66,300 $129,300
Florida 23,160 $90,740
Texas 20,710 $113,510
District of Columbia 19,910 $141,320
New Jersey 18,370 $127,510
Virginia 17,280 $130,590
New York 16,600 $109,910
Georgia 14,480 $109,920
Tennessee 14,480 $74,130
Maryland 14,450 $119,900
Ohio 14,410 $97,600
Wisconsin 12,400 $75,630
North Carolina 11,990 $113,560
Washington 11,280 $116,700
Pennsylvania 11,060 $116,820
Louisiana 9,790 $79,900
Minnesota 9,350 $118,410
Colorado 8,940 $127,750
Massachusetts 8,660 $120,100
Arizona 8,520 $98,540

Below are the states where Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $141,320
Virginia $130,590
California $129,300
Colorado $127,750
New Jersey $127,510
Delaware $124,710
Massachusetts $120,100
Maryland $119,900
New Hampshire $118,520
Minnesota $118,410

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