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Electricians Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for electricians in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electricians among 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 Electricians in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,800
25th Percentile Wage
$40,760
50th Percentile Wage
$49,890
75th Percentile Wage
$60,230
90th Percentile Wage
$71,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electricians in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $49,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $33,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,890
1.92% 11.55%
2016
$48,930
4.07% -
2015
$46,940
3.60% -
2014
$45,250
1.10% -
2013
$44,750
1.39% -
2012
$44,130
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electricians in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electricians in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electricians in state of Louisiana ranges from $42,100 to $54,690. The highest paying area for electricians in Louisiana is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $54,690. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is New Iberia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $53,040). The lowest paying area is Monroe with a median annual salary of $42,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Shreveport-Bossier City
$54,690
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$53,040
Baton Rouge
$51,260
Lake Charles
$50,540
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$49,650
Alexandria
$49,030
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$48,840
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$48,770
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$48,610
Lafayette
$44,270
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$42,700
Monroe
$42,100




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