First-Line Supervisor of Production and Operating Worker Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers amongst Louisiana 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 First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,870
25th Percentile Wage
$45,470
50th Percentile Wage
$61,900
75th Percentile Wage
$87,530
90th Percentile Wage
$123,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $123,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $61,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,870.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16.77
25th Percentile Wage
$21.86
50th Percentile Wage
$29.76
75th Percentile Wage
$42.08
90th Percentile Wage
$59.60

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $59.60. The median hourly salary is $29.76. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16.77.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,900-0.60%1.37%
201562,2701.24%-
201461,5000.67%-
201361,0900.07%-
201261,050--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in state of Louisiana ranges from $51,230 to $83,170. The highest paying area for first-line supervisors of production and operating workers in Louisiana is Baton Rouge with a median annual salary of $83,170. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Lake Charles (mean annual salary $70,620). The lowest paying area is Hammond nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $51,230.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baton Rouge
$83,170
Lake Charles
$70,620
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$62,340
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$59,570
Lafayette
$59,010
Alexandria
$56,900
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$56,360
Monroe
$54,650
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$54,340
Shreveport-Bossier City
$53,040
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$52,790
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$51,230



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