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Louisiana Nursing Salaries

We have compiled salary and employment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Louisiana nurses in 2018. Select from the "Professions" menu above to skip to your profession.

Average Salary Comparison in Louisiana by Profession

Registered Nurse

Hourly Average
$30
Weekly Average
$1,211
Monthly Average
$5,246
Annual Average
$62,953

Nurse Practitioner

Hourly Average
$51
Weekly Average
$2,027
Monthly Average
$8,784
Annual Average
$105,410

Licensed Practical Nurse

Hourly Average
$19
Weekly Average
$762
Monthly Average
$3,304
Annual Average
$39,646

Nurse Anestheist

Hourly Average
$75
Weekly Average
$3,003
Monthly Average
$13,012
Annual Average
$156,140

Registered Nurse Salary in Louisiana

Approximately 39,350 Registered Nurses are employed in the state of Louisiana. The average Registered Nurse's wage in Louisiana, at $62,953 annually, is below the national average of $68,608.

Registered Nurse

CE Requirements for Registered Nurse
Average Salaries 2019

Registered Nurse Salary Louisiana

Hourly Average
$30
Monthly Average
$5,246
Annual Average
$62,953
Employed
39,350

U.S. Registered Nurse RN Salary

Hourly Average
$33
Monthly Average
$5,717
Annual Average
$68,608
Employed
1,831,960

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Alexandria

Hourly Wage
$30.07
Annual Wage
$63,960

Baton Rouge

Hourly Wage
$28.63
Annual Wage
$60,420

Hammond

Hourly Wage
$29.65
Annual Wage
$66,270

Houma-Thibodaux

Hourly Wage
$27.93
Annual Wage
$59,480

Lafayette

Hourly Wage
$29.67
Annual Wage
$62,930

Lake Charles

Hourly Wage
$28.65
Annual Wage
$60,740

Monroe

Hourly Wage
$29.24
Annual Wage
$61,320

New Orleans-Metairie

Hourly Wage
$31.83
Annual Wage
$66,730

Shreveport-Bossier City

Hourly Wage
$29.80
Annual Wage
$64,730

Nurse Practitioner Salary in Louisiana

Approximately 2,480 Nurse Practitioners are employed in the state of Louisiana. The average Nurse Practitioner's wage in Louisiana, at $105,410 annually, is below the national average of $106,718.

Nurse Practitioner

CE Requirements for Nurse Practitioner
Average Salaries 2019

Nurse Practitioner Salary Louisiana

Hourly Average
$51
Monthly Average
$8,784
Annual Average
$105,410
Employed
2,480

U.S. Nurse Practitioner RN Salary

Hourly Average
$51
Monthly Average
$8,893
Annual Average
$106,718
Employed
103,180

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Alexandria

Hourly Wage
$60.07
Annual Wage
$132,920

Baton Rouge

Hourly Wage
$48.52
Annual Wage
$104,360

Hammond

Hourly Wage
$53.03
Annual Wage
$103,200

Houma-Thibodaux

Hourly Wage
$53.71
Annual Wage
$112,010

Lafayette

Hourly Wage
$45.48
Annual Wage
$100,540

Lake Charles

Hourly Wage
$52.52
Annual Wage
$106,180

Monroe

Hourly Wage
$36.36
Annual Wage
$77,010

New Orleans-Metairie

Hourly Wage
$45.88
Annual Wage
$101,020

Shreveport-Bossier City

Hourly Wage
$49.02
Annual Wage
$111,450

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Louisiana

Approximately 15,990 Licensed Practical Nurses are employed in the state of Louisiana. The average Licensed Practical Nurse's wage in Louisiana, at $39,646 annually, is below the national average of $45,368.

Licensed Practical Nurse

CE Requirements for Licensed Practical Nurse
Average Salaries 2019

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary Louisiana

Hourly Average
$19
Monthly Average
$3,304
Annual Average
$39,646
Employed
15,990

U.S. Licensed Practical Nurse RN Salary

Hourly Average
$22
Monthly Average
$3,781
Annual Average
$45,368
Employed
420,690

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Alexandria

Hourly Wage
$18.89
Annual Wage
$40,440

Baton Rouge

Hourly Wage
$18.38
Annual Wage
$38,460

Hammond

Hourly Wage
$18.03
Annual Wage
$40,470

Houma-Thibodaux

Hourly Wage
$18.24
Annual Wage
$39,000

Lafayette

Hourly Wage
$18.57
Annual Wage
$39,450

Lake Charles

Hourly Wage
$18.68
Annual Wage
$39,180

Monroe

Hourly Wage
$18.09
Annual Wage
$37,810

New Orleans-Metairie

Hourly Wage
$20.28
Annual Wage
$42,520

Shreveport-Bossier City

Hourly Wage
$19.13
Annual Wage
$39,480

Nurse Anestheist Salary in Louisiana

Approximately 420 Nurse Anestheists are employed in the state of Louisiana. The average Nurse Anestheist's wage in Louisiana, at $156,140 annually, is below the national average of $170,692.

Nurse Anestheist

Average Salaries 2019

Nurse Anestheist Salary Louisiana

Hourly Average
$75
Monthly Average
$13,012
Annual Average
$156,140
Employed
420

U.S. Nurse Anestheist RN Salary

Hourly Average
$82
Monthly Average
$14,224
Annual Average
$170,692
Employed
15,200

U.S. National Average Salary

Hourly Average
$39
Monthly Average
$6,720
Annual Average
$80,636
Employed
2,372,730
Region

Baton Rouge

Hourly Wage
$79.72
Annual Wage
$162,140

Lafayette

Hourly Wage
$61.84
Annual Wage
$130,310

Monroe

Hourly Wage
$72.70
Annual Wage
$150,460

New Orleans-Metairie

Hourly Wage
$73.68
Annual Wage
$164,800

Shreveport-Bossier City

Hourly Wage
$80.05
Annual Wage
$172,990

Average Salary Comparison in Louisiana by Profession

Hourly Average
Weekly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Registered Nurse
$30
$1,211
$5,246
$62,953
Nurse Practitioner
$51
$2,027
$8,784
$105,410
Licensed Practical Nurse
$19
$762
$3,304
$39,646
Nurse Anestheist
$75
$3,003
$13,012
$156,140

Registered Nurse Salary in Louisiana

Approximately 39,350 Registered Nurses are employed in the state of Louisiana. The average Registered Nurse's wage in Louisiana, at $62,953 annually, is below the national average of $68,608.

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Registered Nurse Salary Louisiana
$30
$5,246
$62,953
39,350
U.S. Registered Nurse RN Salary
$33
$5,717
$68,608
1,831,960
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Alexandria
$30.07
$63,960
Baton Rouge
$28.63
$60,420
Hammond
$29.65
$66,270
Houma-Thibodaux
$27.93
$59,480
Lafayette
$29.67
$62,930
Lake Charles
$28.65
$60,740
Monroe
$29.24
$61,320
New Orleans-Metairie
$31.83
$66,730
Shreveport-Bossier City
$29.80
$64,730

Nurse Practitioner Salary in Louisiana

Approximately 2,480 Nurse Practitioners are employed in the state of Louisiana. The average Nurse Practitioner's wage in Louisiana, at $105,410 annually, is below the national average of $106,718.

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Nurse Practitioner Salary Louisiana
$51
$8,784
$105,410
2,480
U.S. Nurse Practitioner RN Salary
$51
$8,893
$106,718
103,180
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Alexandria
$60.07
$132,920
Baton Rouge
$48.52
$104,360
Hammond
$53.03
$103,200
Houma-Thibodaux
$53.71
$112,010
Lafayette
$45.48
$100,540
Lake Charles
$52.52
$106,180
Monroe
$36.36
$77,010
New Orleans-Metairie
$45.88
$101,020
Shreveport-Bossier City
$49.02
$111,450

Licensed Practical Nurse Salary in Louisiana

Approximately 15,990 Licensed Practical Nurses are employed in the state of Louisiana. The average Licensed Practical Nurse's wage in Louisiana, at $39,646 annually, is below the national average of $45,368.

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Licensed Practical Nurse Salary Louisiana
$19
$3,304
$39,646
15,990
U.S. Licensed Practical Nurse RN Salary
$22
$3,781
$45,368
420,690
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Alexandria
$18.89
$40,440
Baton Rouge
$18.38
$38,460
Hammond
$18.03
$40,470
Houma-Thibodaux
$18.24
$39,000
Lafayette
$18.57
$39,450
Lake Charles
$18.68
$39,180
Monroe
$18.09
$37,810
New Orleans-Metairie
$20.28
$42,520
Shreveport-Bossier City
$19.13
$39,480

Nurse Anestheist Salary in Louisiana

Approximately 420 Nurse Anestheists are employed in the state of Louisiana. The average Nurse Anestheist's wage in Louisiana, at $156,140 annually, is below the national average of $170,692.

Nurse Anestheist

Average Salaries 2018
Hourly Average
Monthly Average
Annual Average
Employed
Nurse Anestheist Salary Louisiana
$75
$13,012
$156,140
420
U.S. Nurse Anestheist RN Salary
$82
$14,224
$170,692
15,200
U.S. National Average Salary for all professions listed
$39
$6,720
$80,636
2,372,730
Region
Hourly Wage
Annual Wage
Baton Rouge
$79.72
$162,140
Lafayette
$61.84
$130,310
Monroe
$72.70
$150,460
New Orleans-Metairie
$73.68
$164,800
Shreveport-Bossier City
$80.05
$172,990