Preschool Teacher, Except Special Education Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for preschool teachers, except special education in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of preschool teachers, except special education 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 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,610
25th Percentile Wage
$20,960
50th Percentile Wage
$29,650
75th Percentile Wage
$41,230
90th Percentile Wage
$50,060

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for preschool teachers, except special education in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $50,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,650. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of preschool teachers, except special education from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$29,650
3.07% 10.35%
2016
$28,740
1.98% -
2015
$28,170
6.14% -
2014
$26,440
-5.03% -
2013
$27,770
4.29% -
2012
$26,580
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of preschool teachers, except special education in state of Arkansas ranges from $22,130 to $37,120. The highest paying area for preschool teachers, except special education in Arkansas is Jonesboro with a median annual salary of $37,120. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $34,420). The lowest paying area is Hot Springs with a median annual salary of $22,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jonesboro
$37,120
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$34,420
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$33,580
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$32,780
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$30,470
Pine Bluff
$28,950
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$24,420
Hot Springs
$22,130




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