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Fast Facts for Medical Assistants in Louisiana

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

Salaries for Medical Assistants in Louisiana

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

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More Louisiana Medical Assistant 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
Associates
7,297
Bossier City
Associates
6,714
Lafayette
Associates
6,396
Bogalusa
Associates
3,839
Morgan City
Associates
2,176
Metairie
Associates
867
Monroe
Associates
675
Kenner
Masters
431
Baton Rouge
Associates
420
Bossier City
Associates
415
Baton Rouge
Associates
353
Lafayette
Associates
323
Houma
N/A
322
Alexandria
Associates
318
Lafayette
N/A
311
Lafayette
N/A
306
Shreveport
Associates
303
Shreveport
Bachelors
297
Baton Rouge
Associates
280
Shreveport
N/A
247
Lafayette
N/A
219
Hammond
N/A
206
Baton Rouge
N/A
205
Covington
N/A
198
Shreveport
N/A
191
Baton Rouge
N/A
160
Lafayette
N/A
156
Slidell
N/A
150
New Orleans
N/A
87
Alexandria
N/A
80
Lafayette
N/A
72
Metairie
N/A
67
Lake Charles
N/A
64
Houma
N/A
60
Kenner
N/A
46
Baton Rouge
N/A
0

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Medical Assistants

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:
Medical Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Medical Assistants 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 Rouge1220 $28,450
Alexandria240 $28,710
Hammond260 $28,050
Houma-Thibodaux470 $27,200
Lafayette640 $27,570
Lake Charles390 $26,350
Monroe260 $27,350
New Orleans-Metairie2280 $28,850
Shreveport-Bossier City980 $26,390

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