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Jul
14

Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge — May 2020

Workers in the Baton Rouge, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $23.68 in May 2020, about 13 percent below the nationwide average of $27.07.

Jul
14

Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma-Thibodaux — May 2020

Workers in the Houma-Thibodaux, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $24.34 in May 2020, about 10 percent below the nationwide average of $27.07.

Jul
14

Occupational Employment and Wages in Lafayette — May 2020

Workers in the Lafayette, LA Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.79 in May 2020, about 23 percent below the nationwide average of $27.07.

Louisiana Economy at a Glance:

Louisiana
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Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

2,084.3 2,075.6 2,074.3 2,068.9 2,070.1 (p)2,069.1

Employment(1)

1,925.8 1,918.5 1,921.8 1,919.5 1,923.4 (p)1,925.8

Unemployment(1)

158.5 157.2 152.5 149.3 146.7 (p)143.3

Unemployment Rate(2)

7.6 7.6 7.4 7.2 7.1 (p)6.9

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

1,834.9 1,834.9 1,835.3 1,833.9 1,832.2 (p)1,838.9

12-month % change

-7.9 -8.0 -6.9 7.3 5.7 (p)3.9

Mining and Logging(3)

28.0 27.7 28.5 29.0 29.3 (p)29.8

12-month % change

-19.8 -21.3 -18.1 -9.4 -4.2 (p)1.0

Construction(3)

117.2 116.5 117.2 117.1 116.5 (p)116.3

12-month % change

-14.1 -15.0 -12.1 3.2 2.4 (p)1.7

Manufacturing(3)

128.2 127.0 126.8 127.0 125.6 (p)125.9

12-month % change

-6.8 -8.0 -8.0 -3.1 -3.4 (p)-2.8

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

362.0 364.2 364.4 362.7 362.1 (p)361.9

12-month % change

-4.4 -3.6 -3.0 7.7 5.6 (p)2.6

Information(3)

18.1 17.3 17.0 17.2 17.4 (p)17.1

12-month % change

-21.6 -23.5 -19.8 6.2 6.7 (p)5.6

Financial Activities(3)

87.1 88.2 88.3 88.7 89.2 (p)89.5

12-month % change

-7.2 -6.3 -5.9 -1.0 0.3 (p)0.8

Professional & Business Services(3)

204.1 205.9 205.4 205.9 206.4 (p)209.0

12-month % change

-5.9 -5.6 -4.5 7.0 6.3 (p)6.5

Education & Health Services(3)

314.0 313.3 312.6 311.9 311.2 (p)316.7

12-month % change

-3.6 -4.1 -4.2 6.0 4.0 (p)4.3

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

192.7 195.4 195.4 194.4 195.1 (p)195.7

12-month % change

-19.3 -18.1 -14.9 46.4 32.3 (p)16.6

Other Services(3)

66.7 66.3 66.7 66.8 67.5 (p)67.1

12-month % change

-9.5 -10.3 -8.0 23.7 16.2 (p)6.5

Government(3)

316.8 313.1 313.0 313.2 311.9 (p)309.9

12-month % change

-4.7 -5.4 -5.4 -1.1 0.1 (p)0.5

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Baton Rouge Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2021
New Orleans Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2021
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2021
Southwest - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Southwest Consumer price indexes Table Jul 2021
Southwest - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jul 2021
Lafayette, LA, Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2021
Shreveport Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jul 2021
Business Employment Dynamics in Louisiana – Third Quarter 2020 Employment News Release May 2021
Women’s Earnings in Louisiana – 2019 Pay News Release Jan 2021
Union Members in Louisiana – 2020 Employment News Release Feb 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma-Thibodaux — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lafayette — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake Charles — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in New Orleans-Metairie — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Occupational Employment and Wages in Shreveport-Bossier City — May 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jul 2021
Fatal Occupational Injuries in Louisiana Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2020
Consumer Price Index, South Region – June 2021 Consumer price indexes News Release Jul 2021
Southwest Fatal Occupational Injuries by State Workplace fatalities Table Dec 2020
Southwest Occupational Injury and Illness Rates by State Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Nov 2020
Southwest Consumer Price Index Indicators (PDF) Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jul 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization in Louisiana – 2020 Unemployment News Release Feb 2021
Employment Indicators In Southwest States (PDF) Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2021
Employment Indicators in Selected States Employment, Unemployment Table Jul 2021
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – March 2021 Benefits, Pay News Release Jun 2021
Parish Employment and Wages in Louisiana – First Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2020