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Managers in Arkansas

Considering a career as a Manager in Arkansas?

16.0% Jobs Projection
$75,190 Median Salary
710 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Managers in Arkansas is growing faster than average.

  • Managers in Arkansas earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Managers Work in Arkansas?

There were approximately 3,360 workers employed as Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 3,230 Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Managers in AR Employment Trend

The typical state has 5,175 Managers working in it, which means Arkansas has fewer Managers than average.

Managers in AR vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Arkansas

Jobs for Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 16.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.0%.

Job Projections for Managers: Nation vs. AR

Arkansas Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 710 annual job openings, and 9,050 total jobs in 2026 for Managers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 79,200 annual jobs and 1,071,700 total jobs in 2026.

What do Managers Make in Arkansas?

In 2018 wages for Managers ranged from $41,130 to $148,270 with $75,190 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.77 to $71.28. The median hourly rate was $36.15.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $36.72 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.57.

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

Managers Earnings: AR vs. National Average

Top Arkansas Metros for Managers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Managers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 2,760 $71,840
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 1,170 $78,360
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 840 $98,340
Fort Smith, AR-OK 360 $80,440
Jonesboro, AR 220 $52,450
Pine Bluff, AR 50 $71,080
Hot Springs, AR 50 $64,870

Top States for Managers Employment

View the list below to see where most Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 66,300 $129,300
Florida 23,160 $90,740
Texas 20,710 $113,510
District of Columbia 19,910 $141,320
New Jersey 18,370 $127,510
Virginia 17,280 $130,590
New York 16,600 $109,910
Georgia 14,480 $109,920
Tennessee 14,480 $74,130
Maryland 14,450 $119,900
Ohio 14,410 $97,600
Wisconsin 12,400 $75,630
North Carolina 11,990 $113,560
Washington 11,280 $116,700
Pennsylvania 11,060 $116,820
Louisiana 9,790 $79,900
Minnesota 9,350 $118,410
Colorado 8,940 $127,750
Massachusetts 8,660 $120,100
Arizona 8,520 $98,540

Below are the states where Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $141,320
Virginia $130,590
California $129,300
Colorado $127,750
New Jersey $127,510
Delaware $124,710
Massachusetts $120,100
Maryland $119,900
New Hampshire $118,520
Minnesota $118,410


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