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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
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

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
2.50% 2.99%
3.12% -
-0.18% -
-1.30% -
-1.21% -
- -

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
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
Pine Bluff
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area


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