Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists 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 Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$30,950
25th Percentile Wage
$43,810
50th Percentile Wage
$58,310
75th Percentile Wage
$73,600
90th Percentile Wage
$90,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $90,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $58,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $30,950.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,310
-1.82% 1.10%
2016
$59,370
3.12% -
2015
$57,520
-6.14% -
2014
$61,050
6.78% -
2013
$56,910
-1.34% -
2012
$57,670
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in state of Arkansas ranges from $46,030 to $59,500. The highest paying area for clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in Arkansas is Jonesboro with a median annual salary of $59,500. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway (mean annual salary $58,380). The lowest paying area is Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $46,030.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jonesboro
$59,500
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$58,380
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$55,760
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$51,380
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$46,030




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