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Librarians Salary Information in Arkansas

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

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Librarians in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,420
25th Percentile Wage
$44,210
50th Percentile Wage
$53,530
75th Percentile Wage
$61,670
90th Percentile Wage
$71,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for librarians in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $71,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,530
2.50% 2.99%
2016
$52,190
3.12% -
2015
$50,560
-0.18% -
2014
$50,650
-1.30% -
2013
$51,310
-1.21% -
2012
$51,930
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Librarians in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of librarians in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of librarians in state of Arkansas ranges from $45,910 to $57,660. The highest paying area for librarians in Arkansas is Hot Springs with a median annual salary of $57,660. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway (mean annual salary $56,290). The lowest paying area is East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $45,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hot Springs
$57,660
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$56,290
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$54,580
Jonesboro
$52,660
Pine Bluff
$51,690
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$48,310
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$47,810
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$45,910




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