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Economic Summaries:

Economic Summaries are specialized products that combine data graphically from subjects such as unemployment, inflation, and wages into a single document for selected metropolitan areas. To view a specific area in this region, use the dropdown list below or click here.

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News Releases:

Jul
27

Occupational Employment and Wages in Baton Rouge, May 2014

Workers in the Baton Rouge MSA had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.50 in May 2014, about 10 percent below the nationwide average of $22.71, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Jul
27

Occupational Employment and Wages in Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, May 2014

Workers in the Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux MSA had an average (mean) hourly wage of $20.77 in May 2014 compared to the nationwide average of $22.71 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Jul
27

Occupational Employment and Wages in Lafayette, May 2014

Workers in the Lafayette MSA had an average (mean) hourly wage of $18.94 in May 2014, about 17 percent below the nationwide average of $22.71, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Jul
27

Occupational Employment and Wages in Shreveport–Bossier City, May 2014

Workers in the Shreveport-Bossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area had an average (mean) hourly wage of $17.97 in May 2014, about 21 percent below the nationwide average of $22.71.

Jul
27

Occupational Employment and Wages in Lake Charles, May 2014

Workers in the Lake Charles MSA had an average (mean) hourly wage of $18.45 in May 2014, about 19 percent below the nationwide average of $22.71, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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