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Baton Rouge, LA Employment Information

Baton Rouge Employment Overview

The job market in Baton Rouge is healthy with the current unemployment rate of 4.1 percent, which is well below the national average. With the exception of government sector jobs, mining jobs and information sector jobs, all the other sectors have experienced job growth. The one sector of the economy that has lost jobs is the information section. Construction and hospitality are the two industries with the most growth in the last year due to tourism and construction on new home. Overall, the outlook for jobs and employment growth in Baton Rouge is in a positive trend compared with other areas in the nation.

Baton Rouge Job Market

The job market in Baton Rouge is flourishing. Construction and leisure jobs are leading the recovery in the area with steady and numerous gains over the past 12 months. With Louisiana State University and many museums in the area, this city sees a healthy tourism sector, making jobs in the hospitality industry thrive. Finding employment in a restaurant or hotel is easy. After a slow recovery, the housing market has rebounded in Baton Rouge, which has fueled constantly growing numbers of construction jobs. New homes are being built in the area and current homes on the market are selling at a good rate.

Baton Rouge Employment Trends

During the Great Recession of 2008, many jobs were lost in Baton Rouge, and homeowners found themselves with mortgages they could no longer afford and homes that were not worth the amount owed. Recent years have seen a return of many jobs with strong growth in the construction industry as the housing market recovered. Many of the hospitality jobs and service jobs are driven by tourism to the area. Some people are replacing full-time jobs with part-time or temporary work.

Baton Rouge Cost of Living

Someone looking for an inexpensive cost of living would enjoy Baton Rouge. The cost of living in Baton Rouge is 16 percent lower than the national average and 12 percent lower than the state average. Housing in the city is 38 percent below the national average. Transportation, groceries, goods and services are between 2 and 9 percent lower than the national average. The only area of the cost of living that is above the national average is health care, which is 1 percent higher.

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Baton Rouge, LA
Description General Description/Primary Purpose The Express Store Supervisor will report directly to the Express Store Team Leader and will be responsible for all aspects of the operation in the Store Team Leader's absence. Description of duties and task essential job functions Evaluate associate's performance and coach them on performance-related problems and on their general development. (N/...
Baton Rouge, LA
Know your way around the technical landscape? Ready to help customers get the most out of the technology they love and deliver best-in-class service? Our award winning Customer Support Specialists help our customers by offering solutions, identifying opportunities and serving millions of customers - one at a time. What does it take to help our customers with their advanced technical inquiries? A ...
Education Corporation of America owns and operates private accredited colleges across the United States as well as via the Internet from our corporate headquarters near Birmingham, Alabama. Our schools serve the needs of thousands of students while giving employers an educated and skilled workforce in the markets where we are located. We provide educational opportunities in business, administrati...
Baton Rouge, LA
Restaurant Manager Openings in Baton Rouge! In the 30 years we have been in business, our restaurants have become well known as the place to challenge your taste buds. Our goal now is the same as it was when we opened our first restaurant: provide regional (from-scratch classics) in an environment everyone can enjoy. We train our Chefs and culinary staff to bring out flavors in our dishes and set...
Baton Rouge, LA
Job ID ENP-00000163 Emerson Company Electrical Reliability Services Country United States State/Province Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida City Baton Rouge Publish Start Date Jun 6 2011 Job Level Experienced (Non-Manager) Job Description Electrical Reliability Services (ERS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Emerson, is an industry leader in electrical testing, maintenance and engi...
Baton Rouge, LA
Description: There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work. (sm) Nurse! Clinical Grievances! Work from home! Monday - Friday! As the NEW Clinical G...
Baton Rouge, LA
***Now Hiring for GM for Schlotzsky’s in Baton Rouge*** Do you love running a restaurant but not working late into the night? Are you looking for a LOTZ Better place to work? Schlotzsky's is the place for you! We are currently hiring a General Manager to join our team in Baton Rouge, Louisiana! We are looking for outgoing, high energy leaders to work in a team environment. These candidates wil...
Baton Rouge, LA
Outside Sales Representative / Account Manager If you are a confident and highly motivated individual looking for a great sales opportunity with uncapped earnings and growth potential, join our Sales team at Central Payment! We are seeking energetic and entrepreneurial Outsides Sales Reps to market our credit card processing services and social media tools to businesses across the country. Job D...
Baton Rouge, LA
be exceptional exceptional sales caree­­­­rs – exceptional future be Sterling Sterling Life Insurance Company, established in 1958, providing insurance choices for seniors … Our core purpose is to improve health and well being, peace of mind & financial security for our members when navigating health care. be proud Whether you are an accomplished insurance professional looking for a manageme...
Baton Rouge, LA
Our company, a leading national health insurance firm has an immediate need for a Director – Medicare Advantage Operations at its headquarters in Baton Rouge, LA. The selected candidate will be primarily responsible for providing strategic direction and overseeing all functional and operational accountabilities within the Medicare Advantage division. Specific responsibilities include: Oversight ...
Baton Rouge, LA
Judge Healthcare is actively seeking an IT Compliance Analyst for one of our top clients in Baton Rouge, LA!! This job will have the following responsibilities: Performing daily audit processes Create IT compliance documentation and investigating IT compliance issues Assist the IT Compliance Manager/Director Identify control enhancements, modifications, and improvement in documentation standa...
Baton Rouge, LA
Judge Healthcare is actively seeking a Systems Administrator for one of our top clients in Baton Rouge, LA!! This job will have the following responsibilities: Provisioning, installing, configuring and providing maintenance of systems hardware Will conduct research and development to develop plans for innovation in infrastructure environment Define needs, benefits and technical strategy for va...
Baton Rouge, LA
This position will be a key contributor in the accounting processes for the Shared Services Department in Plaquemine. Specific components of this role include: Fixed Asset accounting, U.S. sales and use tax, property taxes, issuance of 1099’s, account reconciliations, and backup role for other processes managed in Shared Services. This role will acquire knowledge to support, travel and expense adm...
Baton Rouge, LA
Talascend is currently seeking Pipe Stress Engineers for contract to possible direct hire opportunities with our client located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform piping stress analysis calculations (CAESAR II), review mechanical and piping drawings, prepare piping specifications, perform piping/pump hydraulics, perform pressure vessel analysis, and prepare technical re...
Baton Rouge, LA
Position Purpose This position will implement, coordinate and manage cost-effective fundraising activities to assist the local business unit attain its financial goals. This is a sales position where the majority of the performance review is based upon achieving aggressive annual revenue goals. Also solicits trains and manages an effective volunteer base of community leaders to assist in meeting ...
Baton Rouge, LA, 70802
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT Permanent Full-Time during tax season; Part-Time after tax season. Do you need a better work-life balance? Are you getting the opportunities for learning and increased responsibilities you deserve? Do you want to work in a dynamic and creative environment? At The Levy Company, A.P.C., we've been serving the accounting needs of Baton Rouge, LA and the surrounding areas for 19...
Company Confidential Baton Rouge, LA, 70802
Software development/support firm seeking a motivated, people-oriented self-starter to provide LEVEL 1 SOFTWARE SUPPORT, both on the phone and in person. Candidate must have experience with multiple software packages including Windows XP/7, WordPerfect 11/X7, Outlook 2010, and Microsoft Office 2003/2007, and be able to self-teach custom developed software. Candidate must have a minimum of 12 month...
Baton Rouge, LA, 70836
We invite you to join our fun team and surround yourself with people who share our values. If you are: a strong team player a good communicator organized with a great attention to detail at least 18 years old... we want to meet you! When you bring your great attitude and work ethic to Red Robin, you will enjoy: -Flexible Hours -Fun & Exciting Workplace -Advancement Opportunities Server ...
Baton Rouge, LA, 70806
Entry Level Sales Looking for a company that cares more about your attitude and willingness to learn than your previous experience? Trying to find seasonal work that actually fits around YOUR schedule? Want a sales position that involves offering people products they actually want? You just might be looking for us. We’re Vector Marketing, a 33 year-old U.S. based company and we’re looking for se...
Baton Rouge, LA, 70806
The CIGH Facilities Coordinator will perform a variety of facilities management services within a local setting for a national client. The Facilities Coordinator has a thorough knowledge of best practices for building maintenance and operations, office management, customer service, as well as the policies and values of the company. This position requires a highly motivated individual with strong c...

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