The annual mean wage for lawyers in Arkansas in May 2020, the latest figures available, was $94,800, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s an increase of less than 1% compared with May 2019, when the annual mean wage was $94,000, but it’s still 4% less than the $98,780 Arkansas lawyers were earning in May 2018.
The annual mean wage for lawyers nationwide was $148,910, an increase of 2.5% compared with the $145,300 lawyers were earning in May 2019.
Salaries were highest in northwest Arkansas, which had an annual mean wage of $126,090. Central Arkansas had the second-highest, with $89,220.