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Musicians and Singers in Louisiana

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Musicians and Singers in Louisiana

Want to work in Louisiana as a Musician or Singer? Read this first!

6.6% Jobs Projection
60 Job Openings
  • Projected employment for Musicians and Singers in Louisiana is growing faster than average.

How Many Musicians and Singers Work in Louisiana?

190 people worked as Musicians and Singers in 2018 in this state.

There were 160 Musicians and Singers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Musicians and Singers in LA Employment Trend

The typical state has 580 Musicians and Singers working in it, which means Louisiana has fewer Musicians and Singers than average.

Musicians and Singers in LA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Musicians and Singers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.0%.

Job Projections for Musicians and Singers: Nation vs. LA

Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 60 annual job openings, and a total of 650 jobs for Louisiana Musicians and Singers in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 17,800 annual jobs and 182,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Musicians and Singers Make in Louisiana?

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.47 to $31.47. The median hourly rate was $19.49.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $20.15 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.66.

Top Louisiana Metros for Musicians and Singers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Musicians and Singers.

Metro Number Employed
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 170

Top States for Musicians and Singers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Musicians and Singers work.

State Number Employed
New York 7,840
California 6,100
Tennessee 2,270
Texas 1,720
Florida 1,660
Illinois 1,630
Michigan 1,600
Ohio 1,530
Oregon 1,460
New Jersey 1,080
Pennsylvania 1,080
Washington 890
Massachusetts 890
Missouri 820
Georgia 790
Virginia 770
Connecticut 720
Indiana 640
Hawaii 630
Maryland 590

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