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

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, a school in New Orleans, La., has roughly 1,000 undergrads. The data for this snapshot was collected from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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

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Family Nurse Practitioner (NP)
2 salaries
$82,424  
   
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About This School

433 Bolivar St
New Orleans, LA 70112-2223

Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center

www.lsuhsc.edu/no/catalog/

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Industry

Former Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans students are professionally suited for a wide range of fields including the health clinic industry, the health care services industry, and the acute care hospital industry. The most highly represented industry among alumni is clinical care. On the other end of the spectrum is the health care industry, which attracts about one in twenty Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans alumni. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans graduates see an average starting salary of $72K.

Locations

Rather than relocating after graduation, many Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans alumni (approximately one in four) end up finding permanent jobs in New Orleans. In addition, former Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans students often head to New Orleans, La. after graduating, where the median salary comes to around $66K in this top-paying city. On the far end of the pay scale, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans alumni often reside in Shreveport, La., which is home to the lowest pay at approximately $60K. In addition, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans grads flock to neighboring Metairie, La. as well as Fort Polk, La.

Degree Major

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center grads who fare the best in terms of salary hold a medical degree and earn a median salary of $195K per year. Those with a Bachelor's Degree face salaries on the lower end, coming in at an average $60K per year.

Skills

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center grads who have experience with Family Practice can expect to make 86 percent more than other alumni (about $134K on average). Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans alumni are often well versed in Acute Care, with around a sixth of grads ending up in jobs that require this skillset. Proficiency in Orthopedics, Family Practice, and Project Management command top-of-the-line rewards as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only two-fifths of alumni earn paid vacation and just one in four survey participants get paid sick time. For this school, a large number of respondents are the recipients of health benefits, and a majority of the survey participants pick up dental plans, too. Most alumni participate in a 401(k) program. Additional perks enjoyed by Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center grads include a company-subsidized cell phone, malpractice / liability insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center grads report the most similar salaries to Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans alums, earning $72K on average. The University of Texas Medical Branch, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and the University of Mississippi Medical Center are also similar to Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans.

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Key Stats for Louisiana State University - Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %
Salary
$20,426 - $86,522
Salary
$55,028 - $127,171
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
$48,218 - $156,000

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