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Chemical Engineer Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for chemical engineers in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chemical engineers amongst 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 Chemical Engineers in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,790
25th Percentile Wage
$62,050
50th Percentile Wage
$89,340
75th Percentile Wage
$101,060
90th Percentile Wage
$117,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chemical engineers in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $89,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,790.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$89,340
13.95% 17.82%
2016
$76,880
-11.59% -
2015
$85,790
2.53% -
2014
$83,620
6.72% -
2013
$78,000
5.87% -
2012
$73,420
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chemical Engineers in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chemical engineers in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chemical engineers in state of Arkansas ranges from $72,780 to $92,360. The highest paying area for chemical engineers in Arkansas is West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $92,360. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $85,060). The lowest paying area is East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $72,780.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$92,360
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$85,060
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$80,810
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$72,780




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