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Fast Facts for Restaurant Cooks in Louisiana

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

Salaries for Restaurant Cooks in Louisiana

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lake Charles, Shreveport and Baton Rouge

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Restaurant Cooks

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Restaurant Cooks 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
Lake Charles670$22,500
New Orleans-Metairie8650$24,870
Baton Rouge2080$25,420
Shreveport-Bossier City1250$25,600

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