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Average Salary for State of Louisiana (LA) Employees

The median salary at State of Louisiana (LA) is $55K per year. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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State of Louisiana (LA) typically pays:
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Employer: State of Louisiana (LA)
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[-]Administrative Assistant (2)
$22,972 - $47,099  
[-]Administrative Assistant (2)
Total Pay$22,972 - $47,099  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana 


The State of Louisiana

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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $31K annually on average. For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $43K per year. The largest slice of the State of Louisiana (LA) workforce (32 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, approximately $69K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Comptia A+ Service Technicians, who make $49K per year. State of Louisiana (LA) provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in about $59K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Operations Management; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $85K per year. A relatively widespread skill at State of Louisiana (LA) is Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking; approximately one in ten of employees use it for work. Many workers usually know Contract Management, System Administration, and Oral / Verbal Communication as well.

Benefits and Perks

State of Louisiana (LA) lets only 42 percent take paid vacation and only one in three employees take sick leave. It's easy to build up retirement reserves here with programs such as a defined benefit retirement plan and a 401(k) plan. At State of Louisiana (LA), more than a third of workers have health insurance, and over a third of workers have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a defined benefit retirement plan, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for State of Louisiana (LA)


62 %
38 %
$26,214 - $70,000
$49,600 - $75,000
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
$54,000 - $70,000
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