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Lawyer Salary Information in Jonesboro, Arkansas

The annual and hourly salary statistics of lawyers in Jonesboro, Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of lawyers in Jonesboro is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Lawyers in Jonesboro, Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,470
25th Percentile Wage
$55,460
50th Percentile Wage
$69,860
75th Percentile Wage
$121,810
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for lawyers in Jonesboro, Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) is $121,810. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $41,470.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.94
25th Percentile Wage
$26.67
50th Percentile Wage
$33.59
75th Percentile Wage
$58.56
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for lawyers in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The average hourly salary for the 75th percentile wage is $58.56. The median hourly salary is $33.59. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.94.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201669,860-31.96%7.01%
201492,1900.15%-
201392,05029.43%-
201264,960--

Table 3. Compare Lawyer Salary in Jonesboro with Other Arkansas Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $69,860 in Jonesboro is in the middle of salary range for lawyers in state of Arkansas. In comparison, the annual salary of lawyers in Jonesboro is 21.5 percent (21.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway and 22.9 percent (22.9%) higher than that in the lowest paying West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$89,000
Hot Springs
$77,750
Jonesboro
$69,860
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$65,820
Pine Bluff
$64,990
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$61,910
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$61,290
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$53,840

See also: Top paying jobs in Jonesboro, Arkansas.