Accountant and Auditor Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for accountants and auditors in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of accountants and auditors among Arkansas cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Accountants and Auditors in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,110
25th Percentile Wage
$46,530
50th Percentile Wage
$59,400
75th Percentile Wage
$78,640
90th Percentile Wage
$100,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for accountants and auditors in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $59,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of accountants and auditors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$59,400
0.42% 5.67%
2016
$59,150
3.13% -
2015
$57,300
-0.63% -
2014
$57,660
1.11% -
2013
$57,020
1.74% -
2012
$56,030
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Accountants and Auditors in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of accountants and auditors in state of Arkansas ranges from $51,860 to $66,850. The highest paying area for accountants and auditors in Arkansas is Hot Springs with a median annual salary of $66,850. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway (mean annual salary $59,700). The lowest paying area is Jonesboro with a median annual salary of $51,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hot Springs
$66,850
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$59,700
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$59,420
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$57,710
Pine Bluff
$56,520
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$55,910
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$55,740
Jonesboro
$51,860




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