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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

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.

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

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Lake Charles60$55,020
New Orleans-Metairie430$84,880
Shreveport-Bossier City80$60,890
Baton Rouge290$65,310

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