State Jobless Rate Steady at 7.3 Percent by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 9/21/2012 09:23 am Updated 2 years ago The unemployment rate in Arkansas remained steady at 7.3 percent, according to data released Friday by the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.