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Fast Facts for Environmental Scientists in Louisiana

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

Salaries for Environmental Scientists in Louisiana

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

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More Louisiana Environmental Science Schools

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

School Name
Highest Award
Baton Rouge
Doctorate & First Professional
New Orleans
Doctorate & First Professional
New Orleans

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Environmental Scientists

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:
Environmental Scientists

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge430$68,490
Lake Charles80$61,770
New Orleans-Metairie370$63,110
Shreveport-Bossier City60$51,120

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