Fast Facts for Cooks in Louisiana

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

Salaries for Cooks in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Houma and New Orleans

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

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

2019 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2018-28 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics,

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Lake CharlesN/A$26,150
Shreveport-Bossier City50$22,900
New Orleans-Metairie320$24,380
Baton Rouge180$28,080

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