LIST: The 50 highest-paying jobs in Shreveport-Bossier

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SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER, La. (Stacker) – Whether you’re in the market for a new job, considering a career change, or just curious about how much a lineworker or physical therapist makes around here, we have the answer to your questions about the top-paying jobs in the Shreveport-Bossier area.

Stacker collected information on the highest-paying jobs in Shreveport-Bossier City, LA, using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by average annual salary with information up to date as of May 2019.

In Shreveport, the annual mean wage is $41,170 or 23.0% lower than the national mean of $53,490, while the highest-paying occupation makes $237,540. Read on to see which jobs make the list.

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50. Mixing and blending machine setters, operators, and tenders

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $69,030
  • #1 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 80

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $39,920
  • Employment: 125,340
  • Entry-level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Shreveport-Bossier City, LA ($69,030)
    • Decatur, AL ($54,420)
    • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($53,460)
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49. Computer systems analysts

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $70,120
  • #314 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 160

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $96,160
  • Employment: 589,060
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($122,990)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($121,300)
    • Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($119,540)
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48. Budget analysts

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $70,950
  • #107 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 50

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $80,300
  • Employment: 51,460
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($103,920)
    • Boulder, CO ($103,670)
    • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($100,770)
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47. Education administrators, kindergarten through secondary

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $70,980
  • #355 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 470

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $100,340
  • Employment: 271,020
  • Entry-level education requirements: Master’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Modesto, CA ($150,080)
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($143,890)
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($138,820)
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46. Chemists

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $71,870
  • #112 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 40

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $84,150
  • Employment: 83,530
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Peoria, IL ($127,750)
    • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($124,540)
    • Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI ($116,030)
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45. Securities, commodities, and financial services sales agents

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $72,120
  • #152 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 340

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $93,090
  • Employment: 437,880
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($149,880)
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($148,960)
    • Owensboro, KY ($133,600)
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44. Personal financial advisors

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $72,900
  • #233 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 70

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $119,290
  • Employment: 210,190
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Montgomery, AL ($178,100)
    • Santa Fe, NM ($173,970)
    • San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA ($171,370)
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43. Education administrators, postsecondary

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $73,720
  • #194 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 80

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $112,400
  • Employment: 144,880
  • Entry-level education requirements: Master’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Ithaca, NY ($186,580)
    • Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC ($180,620)
    • Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO ($170,400)
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42. Producers and directors

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $74,230
  • #42 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 50

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $93,940
  • Employment: 129,210
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($129,980)
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($119,460)
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($105,950)
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41. Electrical power-line installers and repairers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $75,210
  • #92 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 140

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $71,960
  • mployment: 111,660
  • Entry-level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Redding, CA ($116,900)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($111,740)
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($106,670)
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40. Software developers and software quality assurance analysts and testers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $76,600
  • #322 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 150

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $111,620
  • Employment: 1,406,870
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($145,730)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($145,250)
    • Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ($134,090)
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39. Detectives and criminal investigators

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $76,800
  • #138 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 100

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $86,030
  • Employment: 105,620
  • Entry level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ($125,850)
    • Anchorage, AK ($122,370)
    • Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA ($122,130)
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38. Claims adjusters, examiners, and investigators

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $77,610
  • #23 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 60

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $68,940
  • Employment: 287,960
  • Entry-level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($103,440)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($88,480)
    • Hammond, LA ($86,880)
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36 (tie). Veterinarians

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $79,750
  • #251 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 70

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $104,820
  • Employment: 74,540
  • Entry-level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Sherman-Denison, TX ($210,960)
    • Lubbock, TX ($176,730)
    • Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($161,230)
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36 (tie). Logisticians

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $79,750
  • #82 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 70

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $78,680
  • Employment: 182,050
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Lake Charles, LA ($124,160)
    • California-Lexington Park, MD ($106,490)
    • Anchorage, AK ($100,690)
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35. Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $81,130
  • #11 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: data not available

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $73,830
  • Employment: 40,370
  • Entry-level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Billings, MT ($91,500)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($90,580)
    • Anchorage, AK ($90,400)
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34. Sales representatives, wholesale and manufacturing, technical and scientific products

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $81,990
  • #171 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 290

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $92,980
  • Employment: 306,980
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Durham-Chapel Hill, NC ($136,780)
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($128,380)
    • Casper, WY ($125,850)
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33. Management analysts

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $82,250
  • #188 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 390

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $95,560
  • Employment: 709,750
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Dothan, AL ($132,090)
    • Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL ($127,750)
    • Barnstable Town, MA ($127,570)
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32. Computer programmers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $85,820
  • #93 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 150

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $92,610
  • Employment: 199,540
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($116,400)
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($113,990)
    • Charlottesville, VA ($113,760)
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31. Geoscientists, except hydrologists and geographers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $86,620
  • #45 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 110

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $108,350
  • Employment: 29,200
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Tulsa, OK ($207,900)
    • Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($170,220)
    • Midland, TX ($165,590)
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30. Construction managers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $87,350
  • #253 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 220

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $105,000
  • Employment: 293,380
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ ($160,500)
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($148,140)
    • Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ ($146,820)
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29. Mechanical engineers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $89,470
  • #135 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 110

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $93,540
  • Employment: 306,990
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($125,640)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($123,270)
    • Lake Charles, LA ($120,950)
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28. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $90,070
  • #197 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 100

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $103,320
  • Employment: 132,040
  • Entry-level education requirements: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO ($151,260)
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($144,220)
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($139,860)
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27. Human resources managers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $90,100
  • #281 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 110

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $129,570
  • Employment: 154,800
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($196,900)
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($174,390)
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($170,070)
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26. Occupational therapists

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $90,650
  • #74 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 190

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $86,210
  • Employment: 133,570
  • Entry-level education requirements: Master’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • The Villages, FL ($115,090)
    • Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV ($108,870)
    • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($107,450)
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25. Civil engineers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $90,810
  • #103 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 110

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $94,360
  • Employment: 310,850
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($120,110)
    • Midland, TX ($117,900)
    • Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL ($117,200)
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24. Purchasing managers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $91,550
  • #189 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 30

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $128,400
  • Employment: 72,100
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($171,560)
    • Morgantown, WV ($163,830)
    • Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO ($160,620)
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23. Physical therapists

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $92,200
  • #111 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 250

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $90,170
  • Employment: 233,350
  • Entry-level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Yuba City, CA ($116,360)
    • Bakersfield, CA ($116,120)
    • Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV ($113,950)
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22. Electrical engineers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $92,550
  • #167 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 40

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $103,480
  • Employment: 185,570
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($138,450)
    • Salinas, CA ($129,850)
    • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($128,080)
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20 (tie). Medical and health services managers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $93,550
  • #298 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: data not available

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $115,160
  • Employment: 394,910
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA ($163,280)
    • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($159,190)
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($154,570)
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20 (tie). Speech-language pathologists

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $93,550
  • #35 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 90

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $82,000
  • Employment: 154,360
  • Entry-level education requirements: Master’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($117,710)
    • Corvallis, OR ($105,380)
    • Chico, CA ($104,640)
BDUK fibre // flickr

19. Electronics engineers, except computer

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $93,800
  • #117 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: data not available

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $110,210
  • Employment: 128,800
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($141,660)
    • Santa Rosa, CA ($132,600)
    • Austin-Round Rock, TX ($130,890)
Ohiodominican // Wikimedia Commons

18. Physician assistants

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $98,000
  • #256 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 120

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $112,410
  • Employment: 120,090
  • Entry-level education requirements: Master’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Salinas, CA ($161,370)
    • Leominster-Gardner, MA ($156,250)
    • Waterbury, CT ($154,550)
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17. Industrial engineers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $98,570
  • #57 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 50

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $92,660
  • Employment: 291,710
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($131,850)
    • Billings, MT ($124,350)
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($121,940)
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16. General and operations managers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $100,620
  • #227 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 2,490

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $123,030
  • Employment: 2,400,280
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($189,060)
    • Trenton, NJ ($173,050)
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($167,160)
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15. Chemical engineers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $102,750
  • #54 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 80

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $117,090
  • Employment: 30,120
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX ($162,330)
    • Midland, TX ($152,170)
    • Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX ($150,680)
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14. Sales managers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $103,130
  • #303 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 320

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $141,690
  • Employment: 402,600
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($195,220)
    • Trenton, NJ ($178,020)
    • Portsmouth, NH-ME ($175,500)
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13. Lawyers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $103,190
  • #231 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 380

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $145,300
  • Employment: 657,170
  • Entry-level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($218,420)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($188,910)
    • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ($179,590)
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12. Computer and information systems managers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $105,580
  • #292 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 180

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $156,390
  • Employment: 433,960
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($215,090)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($201,960)
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($196,290)
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11. Financial managers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $106,710
  • #283 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 500

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $147,530
  • Employment: 654,790
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($208,770)
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($203,430)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($182,190)
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10. Marketing managers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

Annual mean salary: $108,110
#205 highest pay among all metros
Employment: 50

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $149,200
  • Employment: 263,680
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ($199,710)
    • New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA ($188,810)
    • Boulder, CO ($183,460)
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9. Dentists, general

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $114,890
  • #287 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 70

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $178,260
  • Employment: 110,730
  • Entry-level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Burlington, NC ($278,360)
    • Burlington-South Burlington, VT ($275,430)
    • Longview, TX ($272,440)
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8. Nurse practitioners

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $115,100
  • #93 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 250

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $111,840
  • Employment: 200,600
  • Entry-level education requirements: Master’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($175,060)
    • Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA ($160,110)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($157,150)
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7. Industrial production managers

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $125,790
  • #52 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 120

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $115,110
  • Employment: 185,790
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Florence, SC ($158,000)
    • Boulder, CO ($149,990)
    • Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX ($149,500)
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6. Pharmacists

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $127,260
  • #160 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 480

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $125,510
  • Employment: 311,200
  • Entry-level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Tyler, TX ($161,790)
    • Vallejo-Fairfield, CA ($158,250)
    • Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA ($157,850)
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5. Optometrists

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $170,150
  • #6 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 30

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $122,980
  • Employment: 39,420
  • Entry-level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Champaign-Urbana, IL ($238,460)
    • Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ($210,490)
    • Evansville, IN-KY ($183,380)
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4. Nurse anesthetists

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $185,950
  • #44 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 90

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $181,040
  • Employment: 43,570
  • Entry-level education requirements: Master’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Toledo, OH ($266,260)
    • San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ($254,860)
    • Columbus, GA-AL ($247,540)
Maurizio Pesce // flickr

3. Chief executives

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $194,650
  • #124 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: 70

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $193,850
  • Employment: 205,890
  • Entry-level education requirements: Bachelor’s degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ($270,040)
    • Sioux Falls, SD ($264,330)
    • Midland, TX ($258,760)
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2. Surgeons, except ophthalmologists

Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $228,350
  • #68 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: data not available

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $252,040
  • Employment: 36,270
  • Entry-level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Wausau, WI ($285,230)
    • Oshkosh-Neenah, WI ($285,210)
    • Asheville, NC ($284,780)

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Shreveport-Bossier City, LA:

  • Annual mean salary: $237,540
  • #76 highest pay among all metros
  • Employment: data not available

National:

  • Annual mean salary: $213,270
  • Employment: 109,370
  • Entry-level education requirements: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Metros with highest average pay:
    • Racine, WI ($286,030)
    • Jacksonville, NC ($282,580)
    • Gadsden, AL ($281,430)

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