Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for educational, guidance, school, and vocational counselors in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of educational, guidance, school, and vocational counselors among 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 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,910
25th Percentile Wage
$43,640
50th Percentile Wage
$54,220
75th Percentile Wage
$63,000
90th Percentile Wage
$73,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for educational, guidance, school, and vocational counselors in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,850. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $54,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of educational, guidance, school, and vocational counselors from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$54,220
0.44% 1.29%
2016
$53,980
4.08% -
2015
$51,780
0.12% -
2014
$51,720
0.83% -
2013
$51,290
-4.35% -
2012
$53,520
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of educational, guidance, school, and vocational counselors in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of educational, guidance, school, and vocational counselors in state of Arkansas ranges from $46,700 to $59,300. The highest paying area for educational, guidance, school, and vocational counselors in Arkansas is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway with a median annual salary of $59,300. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Hot Springs (mean annual salary $58,350). The lowest paying area is Pine Bluff with a median annual salary of $46,700.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$59,300
Hot Springs
$58,350
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$54,070
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$53,560
Jonesboro
$51,250
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$48,800
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$47,820
Pine Bluff
$46,700




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