Computer Programmers Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for computer programmers in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of computer programmers among 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Computer Programmers in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,740
25th Percentile Wage
$52,380
50th Percentile Wage
$64,040
75th Percentile Wage
$79,540
90th Percentile Wage
$105,350

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for computer programmers in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $105,350. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,740.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,040
-9.37% -2.01%
2016
$70,040
0.96% -
2015
$69,370
0.55% -
2014
$68,990
4.97% -
2013
$65,560
0.35% -
2012
$65,330
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Computer Programmers in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of computer programmers in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of computer programmers in state of Arkansas ranges from $30,010 to $74,520. The highest paying area for computer programmers in Arkansas is West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $74,520. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $72,800). The lowest paying area is Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $30,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$74,520
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$72,800
Pine Bluff
$71,200
Jonesboro
$67,820
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$67,520
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$37,350
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$30,010




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