How Much do Preschool Teachers Make in Arkansas?

Do preschool teachers in Arkansas make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Arkansas preschool teachers?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, preschool teachers in Arkansas earn an average of $31,890 a year, equivalent to $15.33 an hour.

This is 8% less than preschool teachers nationwide and 25% less than the typical Arkansas worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Arkansas Preschool Teacher Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $23.53 $48,940
75th $19.08 $39,680
50th $14.34 $29,830
25th $10.59 $22,020
10th $9.26 $19,250
Arkansas Preschool Teachers Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Fayetteville $14.51 $30,180
Fort Smith $15.07 $31,340
Hot Springs $11.93 $24,810
Jonesboro $18.05 $37,540
Little Rock $15.79 $32,850
Pine Bluff $16.12 $33,540
Arkansas Preschool Teacher Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $15.33 $31,890
2018 $15.94 $33,150
2017 $15.52 $32,290
2016 $15.24 $31,700
2015 $14.58 $30,330
2014 $14.17 $29,480
2013 $14.73 $30,640
2012 $14.49 $30,140
2011 $13.57 $28,220