The medical assisting field in Louisiana is comprised of a number of jobs, including doctor’s assistants, phlebotomists, medical receptionists, and more. The current median medical assistant salary in Louisiana is about $28,000.00, though one can increase their salary with a strong educational background and work history. Another way to increase one’s chances of a better salary is to seek employment at one of the large healthcare employers in the area such as Louisiana State University Health, Lafayette General Medical Center, or LSU Public Hospital. These employers offer a variety of positions along with benefits that may not be found at smaller employers.
|AREA_NAME||Hourly Wage||Annaul Average||Total Employment||JOBS_1000|
|Baton Rouge, LA||$13.34||$27,740.00||1,200||3.266|
|Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA||$13.12||$27,280.00||300||3.094|
|Lake Charles, LA||$11.71||$24,360.00||340||3.876|
|New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA||$14.24||$29,620.00||2,050||3.913|
|Shreveport-Bossier City, LA||$12.10||$25,160.00||590||3.446|