How Much do Secretaries Make in Louisiana?

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

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, secretaries in Louisiana earn an average of $32,670 a year, equivalent to $15.71 an hour.

This is 17% less than secretaries nationwide and 26% less than the typical Louisiana worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Louisiana Secretarie Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $23.08 $48,000
75th $18.67 $38,840
50th $14.90 $31,000
25th $12.09 $25,150
10th $10.04 $20,890
Louisiana Secretaries Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Alexandria $14.14 $29,410
Baton Rouge $16.20 $33,700
Hammond $15.65 $32,560
Houma $15.50 $32,250
Lafayette $14.57 $30,300
Lake Charles $14.88 $30,950
Monroe $14.13 $29,390
New Orleans $17.12 $35,600
Shreveport $15.42 $32,070
Louisiana Secretarie Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $15.71 $32,670
2018 $15.33 $31,880
2017 $14.91 $31,000
2016 $14.67 $30,520
2015 $14.22 $29,580
2014 $14.14 $29,400
2013 $13.86 $28,830
2012 $13.66 $28,410
2011 $13.42 $27,920