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Wages for Registered Nurses in LOUISIANA

Location Pay Period 2017
Low Median High
United States Hourly $23.41 $33.65 $50.05
United States Yearly $48,690 $70,000 $104,100
Louisiana Hourly $20.56 $29.47 $40.58
Louisiana Yearly $42,770 $61,300 $84,400
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA Hourly $17.86 $31.82 $48.41
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA Yearly $37,150 $66,170 $100,700
New Iberia BOS Hourly $22.77 $29.81 $38.29
New Iberia BOS Yearly $47,360 $62,000 $79,640
Monroe, LA MSA Hourly $20.97 $29.20 $38.02
Monroe, LA MSA Yearly $43,620 $60,740 $79,080
Natchitoches BOS Hourly $21.98 $29.07 $38.76
Natchitoches BOS Yearly $45,710 $60,470 $80,630
Alexandria, LA MSA Hourly $22.73 $29.05 $37.74
Alexandria, LA MSA Yearly $47,280 $60,430 $78,500
Hammond, LA Metro Area Hourly $21.96 $29.02 $41.44
Hammond, LA Metro Area Yearly $45,670 $60,360 $86,200
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA MSA Hourly $20.50 $28.77 $39.17
Shreveport-Bossier City, LA MSA Yearly $42,640 $59,830 $81,480
Lafayette, LA MSA Hourly $20.89 $28.66 $38.40
Lafayette, LA MSA Yearly $43,450 $59,620 $79,870
Winnsboro BOS Hourly $22.19 $28.54 $37.12
Winnsboro BOS Yearly $46,150 $59,360 $77,200
Hammond BOS Hourly $21.20 $28.49 $37.79
Hammond BOS Yearly $44,090 $59,260 $78,600
Baton Rouge, LA MSA Hourly $20.94 $27.96 $37.94
Baton Rouge, LA MSA Yearly $43,550 $58,160 $78,910
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA MSA Hourly $20.02 $27.74 $38.81
Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA MSA Yearly $41,650 $57,690 $80,720
Lake Charles, LA MSA Hourly $20.47 $27.63 $36.47
Lake Charles, LA MSA Yearly $42,580 $57,480 $75,860


Occupation Description
Registered Nurses

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Includes Clinical Nurse Specialists. Excludes "Nurse Anesthetists", "Nurse Midwives", and "Nurse Practitioners".

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