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Teacher Assistant Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for teacher assistants in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of teacher assistants 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 Teacher Assistants in Arkansas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,000
25th Percentile Wage
$18,470
50th Percentile Wage
$19,270
75th Percentile Wage
$22,010
90th Percentile Wage
$26,290

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for teacher assistants in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $26,290. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $19,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,000.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$19,270
1.71% 3.84%
2016
$18,940
2.90% -
2015
$18,390
0.11% -
2014
$18,370
-0.11% -
2013
$18,390
-0.76% -
2012
$18,530
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Teacher Assistants in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of teacher assistants in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of teacher assistants in state of Arkansas ranges from $18,760 to $20,790. The highest paying area for teacher assistants in Arkansas is Hot Springs with a median annual salary of $20,790. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway (mean annual salary $20,150). The lowest paying area is Pine Bluff with a median annual salary of $18,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Hot Springs
$20,790
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$20,150
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$19,240
Jonesboro
$19,230
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$19,160
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$19,030
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$18,850
Pine Bluff
$18,760




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