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Fast Facts for Lawyers in Louisiana

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

Salaries for Lawyers in Louisiana

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

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More Louisiana Law 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
New Orleans
Doctorate
12,581
New Orleans
Doctorate
3,679
Baton Rouge
Doctorate
561

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lawyers

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:
Lawyers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Lawyers 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® 23.1 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 Rouge1410 $102,120
Alexandria190 $87,380
Houma-Thibodaux180 N/A
Lafayette760 $89,270
Lake Charles310 $68,050
Monroe170 $82,670
New Orleans-Metairie2810 $116,910
Shreveport-Bossier City480 $105,070

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