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Louisiana State is experiencing substantial job growth in the coming years, with an estimated 15.18% increase in jobs. This rate is significantly lower compared to the national average of 30.54%, yet still provides ample opportunities for those looking to take advantage of new employment opportunities. Although the unemployment rate in Louisiana State is currently higher than the national average at 5.8%, this number is expected to decrease as more jobs are added into the local economy. With a strong job market and positive upward trend on the horizon, Louisiana State presents a great chance for potential employees to explore their career prospects.

The unemployment rate in Louisiana is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%)


- That Job Growth in Louisiana has been Positive.
- Jobs have Increased by 0.9% over the past year.
- The average salary in Louisiana is $53,571.
- The median home cost in Louisiana is $184,800


- Best paying jobs in Louisiana? Architecture, Engineering ($88,467)
- Worst paying jobs? Personal Care ($15,061)
- Highest paying industry jobs? Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction ($74,801)
- Lowest paying industry jobs? Accommodation and Food Services ($16,586)
- Average Income of Residents in Louisiana ($30,340) compared to USA ($37,638)
- The Unemployment Rate in Louisiana (6.6) is higher than USA (6)


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 Louisiana. 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 Louisiana, Louisiana that match your qualifications.

  EMPLOYMENT INFORMATIONLouisiana, LouisianaUnited States
  AVERAGE SALARY BY OCCUPATIONLouisiana, LouisianaUnited States
  Business, Financial$60,323$68,299
  Computer, Math$63,005$87,306
  Architecture, Engineering$88,467$86,023
  Social Service$42,115$44,925
  Arts, Entertainment$32,980$43,591
  Health Practitioners$67,812$75,327
  Health Technicians$37,064$41,524
  Healthcare Support$20,577$25,441
  Fire Fighters$32,598$35,516
  Law Enforcement$48,789$64,941
  Food Prep, Serving$15,235$16,379
  Cleaning, Maintenance$19,176$23,378
  Personal Care$15,061$15,351
  Sales, Related$27,870$33,178
  Office Admin, Support$31,714$35,058
  Farming, Fishing, Forestry$25,341$25,716
  Construction, Extraction$41,111$41,315
  Maintence, Repair$45,977$48,436
  Material Moving$23,654$25,906
  AVERAGE SALARY BY INDUSTRYLouisiana, LouisianaUnited States
  Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting$31,488$31,273
  Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction$74,801$74,432
  Wholesale Trade$49,617$51,301
  Retail Trade$23,609$26,757
  Transportation and Warehousing$46,619$43,256
  Finance and Insurance$52,223$65,016
  Real Estate and Rental and Leasing$38,147$46,406
  Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services$58,766$73,907
  Management of Companies and Enterprises$62,816$75,118
  Administrative and Support and Waste Services$27,016$30,687
  Educational Services$42,406$44,708
  Health Care and Social Assistance$35,424$40,852
  Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation$22,586$25,861
  Accommodation and Food Services$16,586$18,154
  Other Services$26,175$29,481
  Public Administration$49,521$61,644
UNEMPLOYMENT BY YEAR (Years 1990 to 2021)


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Reviews for Louisiana    28 Reviews
Personal Experience While Living in Sienna Plantat - 2/6/2015
In regards to crime, schools, and some of the management while living there (it being a master planned community in an extraterritorial jurisdiction of Missouri City), I... Read More

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Small town. .but making a comeback ! - 10/24/2012
Lake Charles promises great prosperity in future years. .suffering economically like most smaller cities, there are big plans for future growth in industry and... Read More

So sad for the people - 7/3/2012
I have lived in Louisiana all my life and never in the past considered leaving. It was the state I was born in. I had hope in this governor that we elected. Bur it... Read More

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