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Fast Facts for Respiratory Therapists in Louisiana

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

Salaries for Respiratory Therapists in Louisiana

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Respiratory Therapists

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Respiratory Therapists 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,

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
New Orleans-Metairie810$55,250
Shreveport-Bossier City320$54,960
Baton Rouge310$53,340
Lake Charles80$51,240

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