Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teacher Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers amongst Arkansas metropolitan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,280
25th Percentile Wage
$43,260
50th Percentile Wage
$56,970
75th Percentile Wage
$72,610
90th Percentile Wage
$90,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,300. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,280.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,9702.79%10.18%
201555,3803.02%-
201453,7108.30%-
201349,250-3.90%-
201251,170--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Art, Drama, and Music Teachers in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in state of Arkansas ranges from $57,040 to $68,160. The highest paying area for postsecondary art, drama, and music teachers in Arkansas is Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,160. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $58,750). The lowest paying area is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway with a median annual salary of $57,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$68,160
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$58,750
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$57,040


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