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6 of the Highest Paying Jobs in Thibodaux, LA for 2023

The top jobs in the Thibodaux area can pay up to $108,055 per year

You can find high paying jobs in the Thibodaux area on ZipRecruiter in many industries, and matching a range of qualifications and experience levels. On this page, read about the top tier of commonly found positions near Thibodaux by salary. Three of these have upper quadrant annual salaries over $62,926. If these careers are not the right fit for you, explore more jobs in Thibodaux here.

High Paying Thibodaux Jobs

  • Nurse Practitioner

    Nurse practitioners are advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) with additional responsibilities including prescribing medication, examining patients, diagnosing illnesses, and providing treatment, much as physicians do. Nurse practitioners are educated and trained to provide health care services, such as the diagnosis and treatment of acute illness and chronic conditions.

  • Truck Driving

    Truck driving jobs encompass a large number of positions in numerous fields, including package delivery, sales, shipping, and logistics. The primary duty involved in truck driving is, unsurprisingly, to drive trucks between destinations to deliver goods. Some truck drivers pick up large shipments from coastal ports and drive them on intercity or interstate routes to distribution centers. Other truck drivers make deliveries within a city or county, such as package delivery drivers or drivers supplying restaurants or other retail locations.

  • Nursing

    Salary range: $34,323-$63,138 per year

    Nursing jobs encompass a number of positions in the health care industry. There are several levels, including registered nurses (RNs), nurse practitioners, and nurse assistants. Each position has different duties and functions. RNs are responsible for much of a patient’s primary care, including educating them on health and wellbeing, managing disease, recommending alternate treatments, and providing emotional support. Nurse practitioners have additional duties and specializations, such as midwifery and assisting in anesthesiology, which require high levels of education and training.

  • Librarian

    Salary range: $34,747-$51,273 per year

    Librarians do everything from organizing community events and programs to helping professionals and students research scholarly and public information in libraries. They educate patrons on technology, offer help finding obscure legal records, business competitor data, and various other information, and provide book recommendations. They are knowledgeable on several topics and can give computer tips and advice on general library materials, including graphic novels, movies, and other media available for check-out.

  • LPN

    A Licensed Practical Nurse, or LPN, is a Nurse who performs patient care and administrative tasks. They work under the supervision of Registered Nurses and doctors. Some of the responsibilities of an LPN include, administiring medications, changing bandages, monitoring and documenting the patients health, supervising nursing aids, and providing emotional support to patients and their families. LPNs generally work in traditional health care settings like hospitals, nursing homes, and group homes. They can also work in private homes if needed.

  • Traveling CNA

    Salary range: $25,848-$38,984 per year

    A certified nursing assistant (CNA) provides direct patient care. A traveling CNA goes to the home of a patient to monitor their health, administer medication, assist with basic health care tasks, and assess their condition. As a traveling CNA, your duties may include documenting your visit to the homes of patients and reporting to a nurse or medical professional. You typically work for an agency that specializes in home health care. Your responsibilities may include helping patients with daily tasks and chores and being on-call to provide aid for clients or patients as needed.