The annual and hourly salary statistics of sailors and marine oilers in Lafayette, Louisiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of sailors and marine oilers in Lafayette is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$25,370|
|25th Percentile Wage||$29,750|
|50th Percentile Wage||$37,340|
|75th Percentile Wage||$54,070|
|90th Percentile Wage||$64,820|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sailors and marine oilers in Lafayette, Louisiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,820. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,370.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sailors and marine oilers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $37,340 in Lafayette is in the middle of salary range for sailors and marine oilers in state of Louisiana. In comparison, the annual salary of sailors and marine oilers in Lafayette is 23.4 percent (23.4%) lower than that in the highest paying Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux and 30.6 percent (30.6%) higher than that in the lowest paying Shreveport-Bossier City.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux|| |
|New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner|| |
|Baton Rouge|| |
|Lake Charles|| |
|New Iberia nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Shreveport-Bossier City|| |
See also: Top paying jobs in Lafayette, Louisiana.