Other Physicians and Surgeons Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for other physicians and surgeons in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other physicians and surgeons 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 Other Physicians and Surgeons in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$110,810
25th Percentile Wage
$149,990
50th Percentile Wage
$200,490
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other physicians and surgeons in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $200,490. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $149,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $110,810.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53.27
25th Percentile Wage
$72.11
50th Percentile Wage
$96.39
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other physicians and surgeons in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The median hourly salary is $96.39. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $72.11. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53.27.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2016200,4907.69%7.69%
2014185,070--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Physicians and Surgeons in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other physicians and surgeons in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other physicians and surgeons in state of Louisiana ranges from $128,960 to $205,350. The highest paying area for other physicians and surgeons in Louisiana is Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux with a median annual salary of $205,350. The second highest paying city/area in Louisiana State is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner (mean annual salary $195,050). The lowest paying area is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $128,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux
$205,350
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$195,050
Alexandria
$187,110
Shreveport-Bossier City
$186,460
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
$181,350
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
$179,710
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
$164,200
Monroe
$159,470
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
$156,390
Lake Charles
$155,830
Lafayette
$128,960



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