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Fast Facts for Carpenters in Louisiana

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

Salaries for Carpenters in Louisiana

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

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More Louisiana Carpentry Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
New Orleans
Associates
15,110
Ruston
Doctorate
12,672
Bossier City
Associates
6,714
Monroe
Associates
3,242
Alexandria
Associates
2,052
Minden
Associates
1,972
Baton Rouge
Associates
1,202

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Carpenters

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:
Carpenters

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

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge3330 $42,210
Alexandria380 $37,560
Hammond130 $37,030
Houma-Thibodaux400 $38,950
Lafayette870 $37,880
Lake Charles2190 $59,390
Monroe400 $34,210
New Orleans-Metairie2920 $42,290
Shreveport-Bossier City750 $36,860

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