How Much do Elementary School Teachers Make in Louisiana?

Do elementary school teachers in Louisiana make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Louisiana elementary school teachers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elementary school teachers in Louisiana earn an average of $48,630 a year.

This is 24% less than elementary school teachers nationwide, but it is 10% more than the typical Louisiana worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Louisiana Elementary School Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Annually
90th $61,210
75th $54,560
50th $47,900
25th $43,120
10th $39,930
Louisiana Elementary School Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Annually
Alexandria $45,820
Baton Rouge $49,170
Hammond $44,760
Lafayette $47,610
Lake Charles $50,170
Monroe $47,970
New Orleans $50,550
Shreveport $53,390
Louisiana Elementary School Teacher Wages by Year
Year Annually
2019 $48,630
2018 $48,740
2017 $48,310
2016 $48,100
2015 $48,430
2014 $47,780
2013 $47,440
2012 $48,070
2011 $48,030