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New Orleans, Louisiana Overview

New Orleans is the largest city in Louisiana and a bustling coastal port famous for its vibrant festivals, fiery cuisine and jazz music. It was founded in 1718 by the French Mississippi Company and named for the Regent of France at the time, Philippe d’Orleans. Even today, the French people influence the culture of New Orleans, which boasts French Creole architecture and food.

Living in New Orleans is relatively affordable by American standards, with a cost of living just 2.8 percent above the national average. The median home price in New Orleans sits at $164,100, while the median household income is $46,804.

New Orleans Job Opportunities

New Orleans’ colorful festivals, like the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Mardi Gras, encourage more than nine million tourists to visit every year. A steady stream of visitor arrivals, even outside of festival times, means that there are plenty of hospitality and tourism jobs in New Orleans.

Advanced manufacturing is also driving the New Orleans economy. Aerospace, shipbuilding, military and engineering jobs in New Orleans are common thanks to this growing industry which employs approximately 2,500 people in Orleans Parish. This is largely due to Michoud Assembly Facility, a NASA-owned site that’s home to a range of tenants including the Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, Blade Dynamics, British Petroleum, the United States Department of Agriculture and the National Center for Advanced Manufacturing.

Louisiana is America’s energy center, producing more crude oil than any other state and second in natural gas production. The Greater New Orleans region is considered the heart of the state’s energy efforts. Entergy is the largest New Orleans’ company in the sector, employing more than 13,800 locals. Expansion efforts worth $6.4 billion over the next two to three years will create even more jobs in the area’s refineries and petrochemical plants. In 2007, New Orleans earned the title of Solar America City. Its commitment to renewable energy, including solar power, provides further jobs in New Orleans, LA, in the energy industry.

New Orleans Employment Trends

New Orleans has an unemployment rate of 4.8 percent, far less than the national average of 6.3 percent and comparable to the 4.6 percent unemployment rate of the state capital, Baton Rouge. In the last 12 months, impressive growth of two percent was achieved by New Orleans jobs. This makes it the 37th best city in the country for job growth, according to Forbes.com. Professional opportunities for New Orleans jobs are expected to grow by 1.6 percent annually in the coming years.

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Stanley Black & Decker, an S&P 500 company, is a 10 billion dollar diversified global provider of hand tools, power tools and related accessories, mechanical access solutions and electronic security solutions, engineered fastening systems, and more. This opportunity resides in Stanley Convergent Security Solutions, a global division of Stanley Black & Decker. We design, install, service, and moni...
New Orleans, LA, 70112
Engineering company in the greater New Orleans area is in need of a Sr. Mechanical Engineer with Commercial HVAC, Plumbing and Revit experience. Qualified candidates MUST have a minimum of 10+ years experience. P.E. is preferred but not required. Full time, direct hire opportunity with full benefits....
New Orleans, LA, 70113
Field Service Technician Our client is a highly respected, successful manufacturer of electrical control and distribution systems. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual who can support our efforts in providing the best products and services to the Oil & Gas, Marine and Energy markets. In this position, the Field Service Tech will be responsible for performing preventative/rou...
New Orleans, LA, 70115
ENTRY LEVEL MEDICAL DEVICE SALES OPPT'Y FOR A CURRENT B-B SUPERSTAR Medical Device division of NYSE listed Co. has an entry level Medical Sales position for a New Orleans based terr. Sell a $10-20k piece of clinical Cap. Equip. to Hospitals and Alternate Sites/Phys. Offices. NYSE listed fast growing co. where all the managers stared as reps. $40k base with realistic 1st year total of $110-120k ...
New Orleans, LA
CONTRACT WAREHOUSE RECORDS SPECIALIST CORESTAFF Services is seeking 6 contract records specialist for a data collection and storage company located in New Orleans, LA. You will be working in a warehouse environment and your responsibilities would include processing orders and moving boxes of files, books, binders, backup tapes and other materials. Very physical; must be able to climb ladders. ...
Business is great and as such we are looking for a Field Service Technician in New Orleans. The primary function of a Field Service Technician / Truck Driver is to deliver excellent service to customers while representing the Company in a professional and courteous manner at all times. They will comply with all DOT, and state regulations as well as all Company safety and compliance policies in re...
New Orleans, LA
*IMMEDIATE HIRE* - Entry Level Customer Service & Marketing ARE YOU LOOKING FOR AN EXCITING CAREER WITH UNLIMITED GROWTH POTENTIAL?​​ Cornerstone Events is one of the LEADING marketing firms providing exceptional service to large corporations in the area.​​ We recently opened up a NEW OFFICE and are looking to fill positions in multiple departments.​​ These positions are ENTRY LEVEL to begin wit...
New Orleans, LA
About Us: The Job Window is seeking top talent for one of the most rapidly growing marketing and advertising teams in the nation. Local startups and national brands alike call on us to launch new products and services, acquire new customers, and help with existing customer retention through our innovative marketing and advertising campaigns. We are dedicated to delivering excellence for our clien...
New Orleans, LA
Southern States Management Group, INC is a marketing firm based in Metairie that specializes in the field of in-store marketing and promotions. We work with publicly traded companies to develop marketing campaigns within retailers that our clients have established relationships. Our company’s focus is to develop and execute successful and profitable marketing programs for our clients’ products and...
New Orleans, LA
IMPORTANT NOTE: PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE AD!!! Hi. My name is Kerry Spry. I'm the President and CEO here at bwpcareers.com and I’ve got an exciting opportunity for a few new Recruiters and Head Hunters (with or without experience) from your area that are motivated and would like to immediately average $1800-$3000 PER WEEK!!! Your job is to work from your home office to find commissioned sales rep...
New Orleans, LA
Seeking Experienced Insurance Agents/Insurance Sales Professionals! About the Opportunity Bankers Life is growing and recruiting intelligent, dedicated, outgoing professionals who are interested in a rewarding career in insurance sales. To help our insurance sales representatives reach their full earnings potential, we offer: Competitive commissions and compensation packages Quarterly bonus an...
New Orleans, 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...
Business is GREAT and we are expanding. We are seeking a Transportation Supervisor in New Orleans, LA. To the selected individual we offer a competitive base pay, a performance bonus, an automobile allowance and benefit package. The Transportation Supervisor manages daily driver route assignments using the UPS Road Net Information Center and Daily Trip Logs provided by the Logistics Department. T...
New Orleans, LA
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As a Bakery Clerk with The Fresh Market you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager, Assistant Store Manager...
New Orleans, LA
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As a Meat Cutter with The Fresh Market you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager, Assistant Store Managers...
New Orleans, LA
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As a Grocery Clerk with The Fresh Market you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager, Assistant Store Manage...
New Orleans, LA
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As a Coffee/Candy Specialist with The Fresh Market you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager and Assistant...
New Orleans, LA
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As a Coffee/Candy Specialist with The Fresh Market you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager and Assistant...
New Orleans, LA
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As a Gift/Floral Specialist with The Fresh Market you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager and Assistant ...
New Orleans, LA
At The Fresh Market, we believe it's the small things that make the biggest difference: A perfect flower. A fresh cup of coffee. A friendly employee who goes beyond the call of duty. These are the things that change our mood and our day. These are the things we remember. As a Deli/Prep Clerk with The Fresh Market you will be responsible for working closely with Store Manager, Assistant Store Mana...

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