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Economics Schools in Louisiana

209 Economics students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

As a degree choice, Economics is the 8th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Economics Majors in Louisiana

Economics majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 189
Master’s Degree 10
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 7
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

In Louisiana, a economics major is more popular with women than with men.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of economics majors in Louisiana is as follows:

  • Asian: 8.6%
  • Black or African American: 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.2%
  • White: 64.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 11.0%
  • Other Races: 7.2%

Jobs for Economics Grads in Louisiana

In this state, there are 12,950 people employed in jobs related to an economics degree, compared to 1,144,130 nationwide.


Wages for Economics Jobs in Louisiana

Economics grads earn an average of $87,080 in the state and $115,590 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in Louisiana that offer economics degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

186 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
13,927 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $46,457 after earning their degree at this institution. 8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.12 years.

18 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
34,285 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,326 a year. 22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 98% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
563 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $22,672. The 3.70% student loan default rate is lower than average. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $39,447 a year.

Economics Careers in LA

Some of the careers economics majors go into include:

Job Title LA Job Growth LA Median Salary
Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists 25% $48,470
Economists 25% $93,660
Economics Professors 14% $105,460
Managers 9% $79,900

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