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English Language and Literature Professors in Arkansas

Want to work in Arkansas as an English Language and Literature Professor? Read this first!

13.1% Jobs Projection
$50,990 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in Arkansas are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for English Language and Literature Professors in Arkansas is growing faster than average.

  • English Language and Literature Professors in Arkansas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many English Language and Literature Professors Work in Arkansas?

In Arkansas, there were 610 people working as English Language and Literature Professors in the year 2018.

There were 640 English Language and Literature Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

English Language and Literature Professors in AR Employment Trend

The typical state has 825 English Language and Literature Professors working in it, which means Arkansas has fewer English Language and Literature Professors than average.

English Language and Literature Professors in AR vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arkansas

Jobs for English Language and Literature Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 13.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.8%.

Job Projections for English Language and Literature Professors: Nation vs. AR

Arkansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 60 annual job openings, and a total of 690 jobs for Arkansas English Language and Literature Professors in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,500 annual jobs and 92,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do English Language and Literature Professors Make in Arkansas?

In 2018 wages for English Language and Literature Professors ranged from $34,000 to $87,630 with $50,990 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Arkansas is higher than the nationwide median salary.

English Language and Literature Professors Earnings: AR vs. National Average

Top Arkansas Metros for English Language and Literature Professors

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most English Language and Literature Professors.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 120 $54,210
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 100 $64,640
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 70 $56,300

Top States for English Language and Literature Professors Employment

View the list below to see where most English Language and Literature Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 7,700 $79,160
California 6,470 $100,790
Texas 5,380 $69,130
Pennsylvania 3,860 $69,670
Illinois 3,120 $59,330
Massachusetts 2,780 $72,120
Ohio 2,740 $64,110
North Carolina 2,720 $58,480
Florida 2,590 $63,300
New Jersey 2,420 $74,320
Virginia 2,320 $56,520
Michigan 2,000 $73,650
Washington 1,450 $57,250
Colorado 1,410 $53,120
Maryland 1,180 $70,160
Georgia 1,160 $65,730
Indiana 1,130 $0
Tennessee 1,100 $52,120
Minnesota 1,050 $60,950
Missouri 970 $63,160

Below are the states where English Language and Literature Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $100,790
District of Columbia $91,510
Connecticut $85,960
Rhode Island $81,380
New Hampshire $79,870
New York $79,160
New Jersey $74,320
Michigan $73,650
Delaware $73,230
Massachusetts $72,120

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Occupation AR Employment Total
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 550
Communications Professors 250
History Professors 220
Foreign Language and Literature Professors 130
Philosophy and Religion Professors 70

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