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Fast Facts for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Louisiana

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

Salaries for Paralegals And Legal Assistants in Louisiana

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

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More Louisiana Paralegal Training 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
New Orleans
Doctorate
12,581
Lake Charles
Masters
7,621
Baton Rouge
Associates
7,297
Grambling
Doctorate
4,863
Chalmette
Associates
2,586
Kenner
Masters
501
Lake Charles
Associates
138

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Paralegals And Legal 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:
Paralegals And Legal Assistants

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Paralegals And Legal 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 Rouge930 $46,290
AlexandriaN/A $54,990
HammondN/A N/A
Lafayette340 $38,970
Lake Charles170 $39,960
Monroe130 $41,810
New Orleans-Metairie2250 $53,830
Shreveport-Bossier City280 $56,460

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