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Veterinarians Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for veterinarians in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of veterinarians 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,340
25th Percentile Wage
$45,600
50th Percentile Wage
$65,150
75th Percentile Wage
$85,970
90th Percentile Wage
$112,550

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for veterinarians in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $112,550. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $65,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,340.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$15.55
25th Percentile Wage
$21.92
50th Percentile Wage
$31.32
75th Percentile Wage
$41.33
90th Percentile Wage
$54.11

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for veterinarians in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $54.11. The median hourly salary is $31.32. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $15.55.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of veterinarians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201665,150-22.07%-17.44%
201579,530-4.94%-
201483,4600.36%-
201383,1608.00%-
201276,510--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Veterinarians in Arkansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of veterinarians in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of veterinarians in state of Arkansas ranges from $47,080 to $94,650. The highest paying area for veterinarians in Arkansas is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $94,650. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $83,080). The lowest paying area is Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $47,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$94,650
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$83,080
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$66,890
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$51,380
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$47,080


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