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Average Salary for Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA Alumni

This synopsis is derived from the responses of former Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA students who took PayScale's salary survey.

Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA Alumni

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Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
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$82,424  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Industry

The majority of alumni accept jobs in clinical care. Former Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA students do not typically enter the long-term care or rehabilitation facility industry industry; in fact, less than five percent of graduates find work in this area, making it the least likely field for this group to enter. Former Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA graduates tend to bring in $66K.

Locations

Home to a large number of Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA alums, Metairie is by far the most attractive city for these former students. In addition, former Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA students often head to New Orleans after graduating, where typical salaries come to $66K in this top-paying city. On the other hand, Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA alumni who end up in Baton Rouge receive the lowest median salaries of $48K. Houston is also a common pick among Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA grads, along with Shreveport.

Degree Major

A medical degree earns Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA students the most money after college (about $195K per year). The degree that warrants the lowest level of financial compensation is a Master of Business Administration (MBA) (approximately $48K annually).

Skills

Knowledge of Family Practice seems to be related to bigger paychecks; in fact, skilled alumni bring in salaries that are double their former classmates' salaries ($134K). Close to a seventh of Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA grads wind up using Acute Care at their job, which is one of the most common skills among alumni. Experience with Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Orthopedics, and Pediatrics is highly valued as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni for this school enjoy paid vacation days and about one in three grads get paid sick time. The greater part of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A strong majority of former students have medical plans, and a majority of alumni have dental insurance. Graduates of Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA are also recipients of a company-subsidized cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and malpractice / liability insurance.

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Key Stats

Female
73 %
Male
27 %
Salary
$44,385 - $83,945
Salary
$52,750 - $148,500
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

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