Fast Facts for Excavating Machine Operators in Louisiana

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

Salaries for Excavating Machine Operators in Louisiana

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

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Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Excavating Machine Operators

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Excavating Machine Operators 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
Baton RougeN/A $45,050
Lake CharlesN/A $47,640
New Orleans-Metairie220 $40,880
Houma-Thibodaux40 $41,360
LafayetteN/A $36,730

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