Louisiana Paralegal Salaries

A salary reported released by the by the US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2011 reported that there were 3,710 paralegals employed in Louisiana. The average statewide salary among them was $44,170, while the top ten percent earned $17,170 more, averaging $61,340. Those employed in Alexandria reportedly earned slightly more with an average of $52,220, and those in the 90th percentile were reported to earn $78,000 on average.


Area name
Employment
Annual mean wage
Alexandria LA
50
52220
Baton Rouge LA
420
36740
Lafayette LA
250
41230
Lake Charles LA
120
38330
Monroe LA
Estimate Not Released
41160
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner LA
2210
47190
Shreveport-Bossier City LA
290
46820
Hammond nonmetropolitan area
70
30480
Natchitoches nonmetropolitan area
90
45000
Winnsboro nonmetropolitan area
30
39190
New Iberia nonmetropolitan area
80
34720

Salary and employment data has been compiled by the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2010.

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