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Arkansas Math Teacher Salary Expectations

It has been reported by Discover Arkansas, the labor market site managed by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services, that the average math teacher salary in Arkansas is $46,840. The median is only slightly lower at $43,020.

Beginning salaries tend to range between $31,160 and $35,710 but average out at $32,670. For experienced math teachers, salaries generally range between $54,530 and $68,290.

Since salary is also affected by location, it’s important to look at salary by city and county as well. This is shown below:

Little Rock/North Little Rock/Conway

  • Average: $50,280
  • Median: $42,870
  • 10th Percentile: $32,090
  • 25th Percentile: $35,550
  • 75th Percentile: $57,850
  • 90th Percentile: $75,220

Northwest Arkansas Workforce Investment Area

(Benton, Carroll, Boone, Marion, Baxter, Washington, Madison, Newton, and Searcy Counties)

  • Average: $50,659
  • Median: $45,414
  • 10th Percentile: $33,169
  • 25th Percentile: $37,149
  • 75th Percentile: $60,058
  • 90th Percentile: $76,173

Eastern Arkansas Workforce Investment Area

(Cross, Crittenden, Lee, Phillips, and St. Francis Counties)

  • Average: $45,137
  • Median: $48,832
  • 10th Percentile: $29,793
  • 25th Percentile: $35,460
  • 75th Percentile: $54,591
  • 90th Percentile: $58,417

Additional salary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for math teachers throughout the state has been compiled into the following table:

Area name
Employment
Annual median wage
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers AR-MO
110
55000
Fort Smith AR-OK
40
43830
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway AR
100
56920
Memphis TN-MS-AR
230
49890
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
50
43800
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
Estimate Not Released
43330
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
60
Estimate Not Released