Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teacher and Instructor Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors amongst Louisiana metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,090
25th Percentile Wage
$24,850
50th Percentile Wage
$42,920
75th Percentile Wage
$56,190
90th Percentile Wage
$70,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,090.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,920
0.28% 5.41%
2016
$42,800
8.01% -
2015
$39,370
0.28% -
2014
$39,260
-8.20% -
2013
$42,480
4.43% -
2012
$40,600
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in state of Louisiana ranges from $20,530 to $59,230. The highest paying area for adult basic and secondary education and literacy teachers and instructors in Louisiana is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $59,230. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $48,230). The lowest paying area is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $20,530.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$59,230
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$48,230
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$44,960
Lafayette
$41,560
Baton Rouge
$41,360
Alexandria
$38,540
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$30,210
Shreveport-Bossier City
$20,530




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