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Psychiatrists Salary Information in Louisiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for psychiatrists in the state of Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of psychiatrists among Louisiana cities 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 Psychiatrists in Louisiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$56,680
25th Percentile Wage
$88,350
50th Percentile Wage
$190,220
75th Percentile Wage
$188,950
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for psychiatrists in Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $188,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $190,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $56,680.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2017
$190,220
30.93% 48.84%
2016
$131,380
-4.20% -
2015
$136,900
32.82% -
2014
$91,970
-5.82% -
2013
$97,320
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Psychiatrists in Louisiana Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of psychiatrists in some Louisiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of psychiatrists in state of Louisiana ranges from $77,910 to $138,310. The highest paying area for psychiatrists in Louisiana is Lafayette with a median annual salary of $138,310. The lowest paying area is New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner with a median annual salary of $77,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lafayette
$138,310
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner
$77,910




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