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Librarians Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for librarians in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of librarians among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Librarians in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$40,190
25th Percentile Wage
$44,990
50th Percentile Wage
$52,810
75th Percentile Wage
$60,320
90th Percentile Wage
$66,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $66,610. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $52,810. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,810
0.09% 2.10%
2016
$52,760
0.19% -
2015
$52,660
1.80% -
2014
$51,710
1.72% -
2013
$50,820
-1.73% -
2012
$51,700
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of Louisiana ranges from $44,450 to $55,390. The highest paying area for librarians in Louisiana is Shreveport-Bossier City with a median annual salary of $55,390. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Baton Rouge (mean annual salary $55,040). The lowest paying area is Alexandria with a median annual salary of $44,450.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Shreveport-Bossier City
$55,390
Baton Rouge
$55,040
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$55,000
Monroe
$54,860
Lake Charles
$54,500
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$53,220
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$52,090
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$51,080
Lafayette
$50,710
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$47,320
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$46,020
Alexandria
$44,450




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