Project Management Jobs in Arkansas

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Arkansas Ranks:
16
in the US for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers median annual salary
31
in the US for Natural Sciences Managers median annual salary
40
in the US for Computer and Information Systems Managers median annual salary
46
in the US for Architectural and Engineering Managers median annual salary
48
in the US for Industrial Production Managers median annual salary
50
in the US for Construction Managers median annual salary

Project management professionals should enjoy the rivers, lakes, and natural springs of Arkansas, because for the most part they will not be swimming in money. Pine Bluff is the only metropolitan area with above-average yearly salaries, where natural sciences managers earn $122,000 and industrial production managers about $94,000. Jonesboro wages are some of the lowest in multiple fields, including $39,000 to construction managers, $65,000 to computer and information systems managers, and $49,000 to transportation, storage, and distribution managers.

State-Level Statistics

Occupation Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Construction Managers 2,060 $65,180 79%
Industrial Production Managers 1,640 $73,760 83%
Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 1,580 $83,710 102%
Computer and Information Systems Managers 1,300 $93,340 77%
Architectural and Engineering Managers 720 $95,980 77%
Natural Sciences Managers 300 $96,130 83%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

City-Level Statistics

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Statistics for Architectural and Engineering Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 240 $101,160 81%
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 180 $92,020 74%
Fort Smith, AR-OK 50 $87,560 70%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Computer and Information Systems Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 640 $93,420 77%
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 340 $119,290 99%
Fort Smith, AR-OK 100 $88,200 73%
Jonesboro, AR 30 $65,450 54%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Construction Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 680 $67,910 82%
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 390 $78,880 95%
Fort Smith, AR-OK 230 $52,850 64%
Jonesboro, AR 70 $39,020 47%
Hot Springs, AR 0 $42,520 51%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Industrial Production Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 290 $75,250 84%
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 250 $74,350 83%
Fort Smith, AR-OK 200 $71,820 81%
Jonesboro, AR 90 $62,980 71%
Pine Bluff, AR 90 $93,950 105%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Natural Sciences Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 120 $85,250 74%
Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 80 $113,740 98%
Pine Bluff, AR 30 $122,130 106%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Statistics for Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers

Location Total Employed Median Annual Salary % of US Median Annual Salary
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 210 $62,430 76%
Fort Smith, AR-OK 110 $71,480 87%
Jonesboro, AR 40 $49,210 60%
Pine Bluff, AR 30 $66,500 81%
Salary below nat’l. avg.      Salary above nat’l. avg.

Data source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012