How Much do Insurance Agents Make in Louisiana?

Do insurance agents in Louisiana make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Louisiana insurance agents?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, insurance agents in Louisiana earn an average of $52,260 a year, equivalent to $25.13 an hour.

This is 23% less than insurance agents nationwide, but it is 18% more than the typical Louisiana worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Louisiana Insurance Agent Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $41.30 $85,890
75th $27.62 $57,440
50th $20.10 $41,810
25th $15.16 $31,540
10th $12.07 $25,100
Louisiana Insurance Agents Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Alexandria $20.06 $41,720
Baton Rouge $21.83 $45,410
Hammond $16.91 $35,160
Houma $27.25 $56,670
Lafayette $23.65 $49,190
Lake Charles $28.78 $59,850
Monroe $23.04 $47,920
New Orleans $30.97 $64,410
Shreveport $19.50 $40,560
Louisiana Insurance Agent Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $25.13 $52,260
2018 $24.24 $50,420
2017 $23.50 $48,880
2016 $24.53 $51,030
2015 $25.71 $53,470
2014 $24.11 $50,160
2013 $24.13 $50,190
2012 $25.22 $52,450
2011 $25.91 $53,900