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Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Louisiana

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,480
25th Percentile Wage
$77,810
50th Percentile Wage
$95,120
75th Percentile Wage
$115,700
90th Percentile Wage
$133,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,270. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $95,120. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,480.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.48
25th Percentile Wage
$37.40
50th Percentile Wage
$45.73
75th Percentile Wage
$55.62
90th Percentile Wage
$64.06

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse practitioners in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $64.06. The median hourly salary is $45.73. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.48.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nurse practitioners from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201695,1201.94%2.69%
201593,2700.02%-
201493,2501.64%-
201391,720-0.92%-
201292,560--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in state of Louisiana ranges from $84,950 to $126,450. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Louisiana is New Iberia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $126,450. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux (mean annual salary $107,310). The lowest paying area is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $84,950.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$126,450
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$107,310
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$100,750
Baton Rouge
$97,970
Shreveport-Bossier City
$97,140
Alexandria
$94,480
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$92,920
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$92,450
Monroe
$91,320
Lake Charles
$87,690
Lafayette
$84,950


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