How Much do Police Detectives Make in Arkansas?

Do police detectives in Arkansas make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Arkansas police detectives?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, police detectives in Arkansas earn an average of $62,210 a year, equivalent to $29.91 an hour.

This is 28% less than police detectives nationwide, but it is 46% more than the typical Arkansas worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Arkansas Police Detective Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $59.48 $123,720
75th $41.94 $87,240
50th $21.92 $45,590
25th $18.34 $38,150
10th $16.47 $34,260
Arkansas Police Detectives Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Fayetteville $29.97 $62,330
Fort Smith $28.97 $60,260
Little Rock $34.86 $72,510
Arkansas Police Detective Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $29.91 $62,210
2018 $29.01 $60,340
2017 $28.22 $58,690
2016 $27.67 $57,550
2015 $27.21 $56,590
2014 $25.97 $54,010
2013 $25.25 $52,520
2012 $23.81 $49,530
2011 $25.00 $52,010