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Fast Facts for Heavy Truck Drivers in Louisiana

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

Salaries for Heavy Truck Drivers in Louisiana

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Heavy Truck Drivers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Heavy Truck Drivers 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
New Orleans-Metairie4440$45,270
Lake Charles1090$46,640
Baton Rouge3740$41,470
Shreveport-Bossier City2080$43,190

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