Explore Careers in New Orleans
New Orleans Careers
New Orleans is a business-friendly market with strengths across multiple legacy industries and an impressive track record of establishing leadership across emerging industries. Jobs here are plentiful and diverse, with opportunities to build long, fulfilling careers across a wide variety of industries and position.
Learn more about the career paths available to you in Greater New Orleans, as well as the growing employers, innovative programs, and supportive networks powering our industries forward.
Our financial services, accounting, legal, and consulting firms keep businesses both at home and afar running more efficiently and effectively.
With remarkable job growth across startups, IT services, gaming, and more, New Orleans is one of the fastest-growing tech markets in the country.
New Orleans startups are tackling big challenges across industries and sectors — and they’re changing the landscape of our region in the process.
Anchored by a multi-billion dollar BioDistrict, the state’s largest hospital system, and two medical schools, cutting-edge health sciences careers are stable and abundant in New Orleans.
New Orleans is a hub of creativity — not just for independent artists and musicians, but also for creative professionals in advertising, gaming, and more.
Skilled Trades & Manufacturing
From oil & gas and aerospace engineering to coastal restoration and renewable energy, skilled trade and manufacturing jobs are abound in New Orleans.
One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, New Orleans is a top-tier market for anyone who works in dining, accommodation, event planning, or entertainment.
Rankings & Facts
City For Young Entrepreneurs, 2020(New Orleans) LendingTree
Best U.S. City for Workcations, 2022(New Orleans) Travel + Leisure
State for Doing Business, 2019(Louisiana) Area Development
Workforce Training Program in USA, 2022(Louisiana Economic Development’s FastStart) Business Facilities
Most Entrepreneurial Metro in USA, 2019(New Orleans MSA) Cloud Kitchens
Most Engaged Workers in USA, 2018(Louisiana) WalletHub
Tech Hub In North America, 2019(New Orleans) Business Facilities
City in America for Creative Professionals, 2018(New Orleans) SmartAsset
Spent by Visitors in New Orleans, 2018NewOrleans.com
Port in Western Hemisphere(Port of South Louisiana) Fairplay
Find Your Dream Job
From tech to healthcare to manufacturing and beyond, explore the many career opportunities awaiting you in New Orleans.
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