Arkansas Sees 4.8% Drop in Lawyers' Salaries


Arkansas Sees 4.8% Drop in Lawyers' Salaries

The annual mean wage for lawyers in Arkansas in May 2019, the latest figures available, was $94,000, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s a decrease of 4.8% from May 2018, when the annual mean wage stood at $98,780.

The annual mean wage for lawyers nationwide in May 2019 was $145,300, an increase of 0.7% over May 2018, when it was $144,230.

The annual mean wage for lawyers in Arkansas was highest in the northwest region of the state, where it was $115,940. The second-highest was in central Arkansas, where it totaled $92,090.