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Fast Facts for Restaurant Cooks in Louisiana

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: New Orleans, Shreveport and Lafayette
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Baton Rouge, Houma and Lake Charles
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Shreveport

Salaries for Restaurant Cooks in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lake Charles, Shreveport and Baton Rouge

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More Louisiana Cooking And Culinary Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Bossier City
Associate
4,986
New Orleans
Associate
13,210
Baton Rouge
Associate
1,490
Metairie
Associate
639
Lafayette
Associate
969
Shreveport
Associate
1,160
Thibodaux
Masters
6,864
Chalmette
Associate
1,442
Lake Charles
Associate
1,627

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Restaurant Cooks

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Louisiana. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Restaurant Cooks

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Restaurant Cooks relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Alexandria 440 $19,550
Baton Rouge 3120 $22,910
Hammond 340 $19,030
Houma 490 $18,690
Thibodaux 490 $18,690
Lafayette 1330 $20,610
Lake Charles 730 $20,760
Monroe 460 $19,670
New Orleans 5680 $21,260
Metairie 5680 $21,260
Shreveport 1580 $20,810
Bossier City 1580 $20,810

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