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Civil Engineer Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for civil engineers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of civil engineers 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 Civil Engineers in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,260
25th Percentile Wage
$72,600
50th Percentile Wage
$93,770
75th Percentile Wage
$114,830
90th Percentile Wage
$139,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for civil engineers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $139,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,770. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,260.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of civil engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$93,770
2.18% 8.08%
2016
$91,730
4.19% -
2015
$87,890
0.06% -
2014
$87,840
0.22% -
2013
$87,650
1.67% -
2012
$86,190
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Civil Engineers in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of civil engineers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of civil engineers in state of Louisiana ranges from $84,580 to $104,500. The highest paying area for civil engineers in Louisiana is Lake Charles with a median annual salary of $104,500. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Hammond nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $102,620). The lowest paying area is Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $84,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lake Charles
$104,500
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$102,620
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$96,300
Monroe
$94,440
Shreveport-Bossier City
$94,080
Baton Rouge
$93,830
Lafayette
$93,810
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$92,410
Alexandria
$91,420
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$89,900
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$87,410
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$84,580




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