New Orleans, LA Jobs


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The job market in New Orleans, LA is booming with a projected job growth of 28.26%, which is higher than the US average of 30.54%. Despite having a slightly higher unemployment rate than the national average at 5.4%, this is still much lower than many other areas in the US and provides opportunity for those seeking employment in New Orleans. The city is home to many industries such as technology, education, hospitality, healthcare, and more, all providing plenty of job opportunities for those looking to live and work in the city. With its growing economy and abundance of job opportunities, New Orleans is an attractive destination for both businesses and professionals alike.

The unemployment rate in New Orleans is 11.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)

You Should Know

- That Job Growth in New Orleans has been Negative.
- Jobs have Decreased by 7.3% over the past year.
- The average salary in New Orleans is $45,594.
- The median home cost in New Orleans is $256,000

Job Helpful Resources

- Best paying jobs in New_Orleans? Legal ($98,197)
- Worst paying jobs? Personal Care ($17,480)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction ($111,667)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($21,766)
- Average Income of Residents in New_Orleans ($34,036) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in New_Orleans (11) is lower than USA (6)

Process of Job Search

View jobs in occupation categories below. It is important to join a job site search that offers legally protected status, inclusive workplace, and diverse and inclusive workplace if you're looking for work in New_Orleans. A team that respects gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, and other legally protected status are important to look for.

Diverse and inclusive employers are looking for job seekers with a wide range of skills and experience. You can find jobs in New_Orleans, Louisiana that match your qualifications.

     JobsNew Orleans, LouisianaUnited States
  Average Salary by OccupationNew Orleans, LouisianaUnited States
  Business, Financial$60,833$68,299
  Computer, Math$65,500$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$85,246$86,023
  Social Service$42,982$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$33,133$43,591
  Health Practitioners$70,098$75,327
  Health Technicians$37,240$41,524
  Healthcare Support$21,020$25,441
  Fire Fighters$27,989$35,516
  Law Enforcement$48,611$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$20,092$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$20,012$23,378
  Personal Care$17,480$15,351
  Sales, Related$24,325$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$31,799$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$26,555$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$35,709$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$33,036$48,436
  Material Moving$21,256$25,906
  Average Salary by IndustryNew Orleans, LouisianaUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$25,266$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction$111,667$74,432
  Wholesale Trade$47,201$51,301
  Retail Trade$22,244$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$37,912$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$65,705$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$32,858$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$68,846$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$46,144$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$26,491$30,687
  Educational Services$47,081$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$40,802$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$26,468$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$21,766$18,154
  Other Services$26,346$29,481
  Public Administration$58,810$61,644
Unemployment by Year (Years 1990 to 2021)
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Over 1 years ago

I have lived in NOLA for 6 years. Like all cities, you must take the good with the bad. It is more expensive than what you read about on the internet. The drivers are  More

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Over 2 years ago

I've lived here for going on 3 years. The person who lives with me wanted us to move here. It got old for me very soon after we moved here. Neither of us like it.   More

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Lived here 20 years, transplant from a dank Midwestern metropolis. For the first 15 years I was pretty much one of those rabid people foaming at the mouth whenever  More

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