Average Oncology Nurse Salary in Louisiana

Oncology nurses in Louisiana earn an average of $64,515 per year (or $31.02 per hour).

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23% lower than the national average
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Louisiana oncology nurses earn 23% lower than the national average salary for oncology nurses, at $84,768 (or $40.75 per hour).

Oncology nurse salary range in Louisiana

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $86,496 $41
75th Percentile $71,160 $34
Median $59,079 $28
25th Percentile $55,504 $26

80% of Louisiana oncology nurses earn between $44,843 and $86,496.

Cost-of-living adjusted oncology nurse salary in Louisiana

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Louisiana oncology nurses earn about $69,595 per year. Cost-of-living in Louisiana is 7% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Louisiana for oncology nurses

Metairie, LA $67,622 per year
Bossier City, LA $64,744 per year

Louisiana nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where oncology nurses are paid the highest is Metairie, where the average oncology nurses salary is $67,622 and 13,960 registered nurses are currently employed. The Bossier City area comes in second, with a $64,744 average oncology nurse salary and 5,910 registered nurses employed.

Oncology nurses salaries in other states

California $125,506 per year
Oregon $96,733 per year
Massachusetts $102,835 per year
Washington $94,450 per year
New York $93,320 per year
Nevada $96,092 per year
New Jersey $92,747 per year
Connecticut $95,820 per year
Minnesota $93,966 per year
Maryland $84,813 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Louisiana?

Rehab Nurse $83,087 per year
Orthopedics Nurse $82,110 per year
Primary Care Nurse $81,132 per year
Radiology Nurse $79,910 per year
Nurse Manager $75,785 per year
Pain Management Nurse $74,290 per year
Substance Abuse Nurse $74,290 per year
Trauma Nurse $74,290 per year
OR Nurse $74,290 per year
Home Health Nurse $74,094 per year

At a $64,515 average annual salary, oncology nurses in Louisiana tend to earn less than rehab nurses ($83,087), orthopedics nurses ($82,110), primary care nurses ($81,132), radiology nurses ($79,910), nurse managers ($75,785), pain management nurses ($74,290), substance abuse nurses ($74,290), trauma nurses ($74,290), OR nurses ($74,290), and home health nurses ($74,094).

More about oncology nurses

An oncology nurse is a type of nurse who specializes in providing care and support to patients who are dealing with cancer. They work in hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare settings, and provide care to patients of all ages. Some of their specific duties might include providing education and support to patients and their families, administering chemotherapy and other medications, monitoring patients' response to treatment, and providing symptom management. They may also be involved in coordinating care with other members of the healthcare team, and providing emotional support to patients and their loved ones.

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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health