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$127,630 Median Salary
0 Job Openings
  • Physicists in Louisiana earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Physicists Work in Louisiana?

50 people worked as Physicists in 2018 in this state.

The typical state has 220 Physicists working in it, which means Louisiana has fewer Physicists than average.

Physicists in LA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Louisiana

Jobs for Physicists in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 14.5%.

Job Projections for Physicists: Nation vs. LA

Louisiana Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 0 annual job openings, and 30 total jobs in 2026 for Physicists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,700 annual jobs and 20,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Physicists Make in Louisiana?

In 2018 wages for Physicists ranged from $54,440 to $208,000 with $127,630 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.17 to $100. The median hourly rate was $61.36.

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

Physicists Earnings: LA vs. National Average

Top Louisiana Metros for Physicists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge, LA 40 $108,040

Top States for Physicists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Physicists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 3,200 $112,980
Maryland 1,950 $125,660
New Mexico 1,770 $148,620
Texas 1,000 $112,420
New York 950 $126,740
Colorado 930 $100,850
Illinois 810 $111,160
Virginia 750 $102,220
District of Columbia 670 $146,890
Michigan 510 $81,650
Washington 500 $103,900
Tennessee 440 $126,500
Ohio 440 $117,870
New Jersey 370 $119,930
Massachusetts 360 $145,570
North Carolina 330 $133,650
Pennsylvania 320 $132,410
Indiana 260 $0
Florida 240 $124,070
South Carolina 200 $104,700

Below are the states where Physicists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma $170,280
Wisconsin $154,070
New Mexico $148,620
District of Columbia $146,890
Massachusetts $145,570
Utah $138,100
North Carolina $133,650
Pennsylvania $132,410
Minnesota $128,110
Louisiana $127,630

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