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Fast Facts for Health Social Workers in Louisiana

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

Salaries for Health Social Workers in Louisiana

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

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More Louisiana Health Social Workers 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
Baton Rouge
Doctorate
31,409
Lafayette
Doctorate
17,519
Hammond
Doctorate
14,483
Ruston
Doctorate
12,672
New Orleans
Doctorate
12,581
Natchitoches
Doctorate
9,819
Monroe
Doctorate
9,038
New Orleans
Doctorate
8,037
Lake Charles
Masters
7,621
Thibodaux
Masters
6,255
Baton Rouge
Doctorate
5,877
Grambling
Doctorate
4,863
Shreveport
Doctorate
4,746
New Orleans
Doctorate
3,679
Alexandria
Bachelors
3,276
New Orleans
Doctorate
2,997
New Orleans
Masters
2,430
New Orleans
Bachelors
1,261
Pineville
Masters
1,093
New Orleans
Doctorate
1,040
Shreveport
Masters
549

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Health Social Workers

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:
Health Social Workers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Health Social Workers 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® 22.1 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 Rouge590 $48,810
Alexandria150 $49,550
Lafayette150 $48,690
Lake Charles60 $54,360
Monroe80 $65,390
New Orleans-Metairie620 $51,910
Shreveport-Bossier City130 $48,960
Hammond40 $61,640
Houma-Thibodaux110 $42,910

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