Family and General Practitioners Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for family and general practitioners in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of family and general practitioners 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Family and General Practitioners in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$115,060
25th Percentile Wage
$157,100
50th Percentile Wage
$205,690
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for family and general practitioners in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $205,690. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $157,100. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $115,060.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$55.32
25th Percentile Wage
$75.53
50th Percentile Wage
$98.89
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for family and general practitioners in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $98.89. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $75.53. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $55.32.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of family and general practitioners from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016205,69017.26%23.23%
2014170,1808.05%-
2013156,480-0.91%-
2012157,900--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Family and General Practitioners in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of family and general practitioners in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of family and general practitioners in state of Louisiana ranges from $130,130 to $204,450. The highest paying area for family and general practitioners in Louisiana is Alexandria with a median annual salary of $204,450. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $192,480). The lowest paying area is New Iberia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $130,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Alexandria
$204,450
Baton Rouge
$192,480
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$187,000
Lafayette
$186,670
Shreveport-Bossier City
$173,880
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$155,390
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$130,130


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