Speech-Language Pathologists Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for speech-language pathologists in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of speech-language pathologists amongst 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 Speech-Language Pathologists in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$46,540
25th Percentile Wage
$55,300
50th Percentile Wage
$67,150
75th Percentile Wage
$103,570
90th Percentile Wage
$124,180

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for speech-language pathologists in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $124,180. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $67,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $46,540.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of speech-language pathologists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$67,150
5.54% 4.85%
2016
$63,430
-6.26% -
2015
$67,400
4.82% -
2014
$64,150
-3.02% -
2013
$66,090
3.33% -
2012
$63,890
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Speech-Language Pathologists in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of speech-language pathologists in state of Arkansas ranges from $58,550 to $86,110. The highest paying area for speech-language pathologists in Arkansas is Jonesboro with a median annual salary of $86,110. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $67,100). The lowest paying area is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $58,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Jonesboro
$86,110
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$67,100
Pine Bluff
$66,600
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$64,220
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$63,130
Hot Springs
$62,720
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$60,440
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$58,550




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