These 20 jobs are the highest paying in Lafayette according to statistics from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The Lafayette and Acadiana economies are still feeling the effects of the dip in oil business. Many people who lost jobs in the oil industry have had to move out of Lafayette or Louisiana altogether because they were unable to find work.

The jobs on the following list require training and that makes it hard for people who don't have that training to transition while also supporting their families. This list demonstrates why it's so critical to receive education and training in today's job market, especially in math and the sciences. Click here for the full list of 100 highest - paying jobs in Lafayette.

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