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Fast Facts for Welders in Louisiana

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

Salaries for Welders in Louisiana

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Welders 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, BLS.gov

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
New Orleans-Metairie1840$52,030
Shreveport-Bossier City850$44,300
Baton Rouge2960$66,360

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