Criminal Justice Jobs, Careers and Salaries in Louisiana

Interested in launching a criminal justice career in Louisiana? Explore some of the best criminal justice, law enforcement and crime-fighting jobs in the state.

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, and Hearing Officers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 13,140
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $42.13
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $87,620
  • Louisiana Employment: 200
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $34.33
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $71,400
Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 8,110
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $30.41
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $63,250
  • Louisiana Employment: N/A
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $22.72
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $47,260
Bailiffs
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 17,140
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $19.35
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $40,240
  • Louisiana Employment: 490/p>
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $14.74
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $30,660
Correctional Officers and Jailers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 455,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.49
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $42,610
  • Louisiana Employment: 10,470
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $16.08
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $33,440
Court Reporters
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 3,172,420
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.07
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,740
  • Louisiana Employment: 580
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $17.98
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $37,390
Detectives and Criminal Investigators
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 110,380
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $31.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $65,860
  • Louisiana Employment: 2,140
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $24.95
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $51,890
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Correctional Officers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 45,540
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $28.76
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $59,810
  • Louisiana Employment: 1,820
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $24.00
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $49,920
First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Police and Detectives
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 99,900
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $37.78
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $78,580
  • Louisiana Employment: 2,100
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $29.20
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $60,730
Fish and Game Wardens
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 7,530
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $26.42
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $54,950
  • Louisiana Employment: 240
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $21.93
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $45,620
Judges, Magistrates Judges, and Magistrates
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 26,350
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $49.99
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $103,990
  • Louisiana Employment: 220
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $28.10
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $58,450
Law Clerks
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 32,630
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $20.17
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $41,960
  • Louisiana Employment: 670
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $16.48
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $34,270
Lawyers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 556,790
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $62.03
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $129,020
  • Louisiana Employment: 7,300
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $45.41
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $94,450
Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 246,810
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $24.08
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $50,080
  • Louisiana Employment: 3,730
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $20.47
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $42,570
Police and Sheriff’s Patrol Officers
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 641,590
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $26.53
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $55,180
  • Louisiana Employment: 10,520
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $18.06
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $37,560
Private Investigators and Detectives
  • Professionals employed nationwide: 31,250
  • U.S. Mean Hourly Wage: $22.66
  • U.S. Mean Annual Wage: $47,130
  • Louisiana Employment: 330
  • Louisiana Hourly Mean Wage: $18.19
  • Louisiana Annual Mean Wage: $37,840


Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics



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