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Chief Executive Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for chief executives in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of chief executives among Arkansas 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 Chief Executives in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,000
25th Percentile Wage
$30,720
50th Percentile Wage
$85,550
75th Percentile Wage
$140,900
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for chief executives in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $140,900. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $85,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.50
25th Percentile Wage
$14.77
50th Percentile Wage
$41.13
75th Percentile Wage
$67.73
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $67.73. The median hourly salary is $41.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.50.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of chief executives from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201685,550-39.93%-47.21%
2014119,710-0.45%-
2013120,250-4.73%-
2012125,940--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Chief Executives in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of chief executives in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of chief executives in state of Arkansas ranges from $43,620 to $146,350. The highest paying area for chief executives in Arkansas is Hot Springs with a median annual salary of $146,350. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Jonesboro (mean annual salary $133,270). The lowest paying area is Pine Bluff with a median annual salary of $43,620.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hot Springs
$146,350
Jonesboro
$133,270
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$122,900
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$95,560
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$81,100
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$64,790
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$58,720
Pine Bluff
$43,620


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