Jobs in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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
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 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
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
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
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, 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
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...
Baton Rouge, LA, 70806
We’re a small and growing Outsourced IT firm based in Baton Rouge and we’re looking for an intermediate Windows Administrator to ensure we give our customers the best possible service. You are skilled in: Microsoft Windows Desktop Support. You have 2+ years of real-world job experience. Preferably, you know enough Active Directory and Windows Server that you can debug end-user issues well in a co...
Baton Rouge, LA, 70801
AVON has available opportunities for part time or full time independent Sales Representatives. Bilingual and Entry Level Candidates welcome, No experience is required! Come join the change movement and enjoy amazing success! It doesn’t matter if you come from Customer Service, Accounting, Marketing, Administrative or any other field - AVON is looking for you to become an Independent Sales Represe...
Baton Rouge, LA, 70801
Job Responsibilities: In this role as Hospitality Manager, you are responsible for creating a spirit of hospitality in the Front-of-the-House through creating a warm and positive environment, selecting friendly and talented Co-workers, leading the human and financial resources in the Front-of-the-House to achieve a profitable operation and environment that 'makes pleasurable dining affordable,' wh...
Baton Rouge, LA, 70801
AVON has available opportunities for part time or full time independent Sales Representatives. Bilingual and Entry Level Candidates welcome, No experience is required! Come join the change movement and enjoy amazing success! It doesn’t matter if you come from Customer Service, Accounting, Marketing, Administrative or any other field - AVON is looking for you to become an Independent Sales Represe...
Baton Rouge, LA, 70801
AVON has available opportunities for part time or full time independent Sales Representatives. Bilingual and Entry Level Candidates welcome, No experience is required! Come join the change movement and enjoy amazing success! It doesn’t matter if you come from Customer Service, Accounting, Marketing, Administrative or any other - field AVON is looking for you to become an Independent Sales Represe...
Baton Rouge, LA, 70801
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Product Manager Baton Rouge, LA Full-Time $65,000 - $85,000 Apply Apply Product Manager Baton Rouge, LA Full-Time $65,000 - $85,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Product Manager with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us On-site gym & basketball courts. Excellent benefits & ...
Baton Rouge, LA, 70801
AVON has available opportunities for part time or full time independent Sales Representatives. Bilingual and Entry Level Candidates welcome, No experience is required! Come join the change movement and enjoy amazing success! It doesn’t matter if you come from Customer Service, Accounting, Marketing, Administrative or any other field - AVON is looking for you to become an Independent Sales Represe...
Baton Rouge, LA, 70801
AVON has available opportunities for part time or full time independent Sales Representatives. Bilingual and Entry Level Candidates welcome, No experience is required! Come join the change movement and enjoy amazing success! It doesn’t matter if you come from Customer Service, Accounting, Marketing, Administrative or any other field - AVON is looking for you to become an Independent Sales Represe...
Baton Rouge, LA, 70801
FAST GROWING CASUAL CONCEPT OPENING 2 UNITS! CURRENTLY SEEKING 8 QUALIFIED RESTAURANT MANAGERS! Excellent benefits, bonus structure, & growth opportunities As a Restaurant Manager you will be responsible for exceptional food service, guest service and operations by managing all dining room, kitchen and catering functions, while directing and motivating your team to provide guest service that el...

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