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Electrical Engineer Salary Information in Louisiana

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,310
25th Percentile Wage
$69,180
50th Percentile Wage
$86,380
75th Percentile Wage
$110,870
90th Percentile Wage
$133,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $86,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $57,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$86,380
1.22% -4.06%
2016
$85,330
-7.24% -
2015
$91,510
-1.58% -
2014
$92,960
2.29% -
2013
$90,830
1.03% -
2012
$89,890
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical engineers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical engineers in state of Louisiana ranges from $58,480 to $93,420. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in Louisiana is New Iberia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $93,420. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner (mean annual salary $90,920). The lowest paying area is Alexandria with a median annual salary of $58,480.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$93,420
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$90,920
Baton Rouge
$88,980
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$82,270
Lake Charles
$81,160
Shreveport-Bossier City
$72,580
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$67,100
Lafayette
$64,120
Alexandria
$58,480




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