Arkansas Teacher Salary
Starting Teacher Salary Rank: 35th
Salary raise last year: 1.0 %
Salary raise over 10 years: 34.0 %
TeacherPortal Salary Comfort Score
Arkansas is 49th on our comfort scale with starting salaries of $32,478 and average Salaries of $46,500. Although the starting salaries are lower than in many other states, keep in mind that the cost of living is also much lower.
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How do salaries grow in Arkansas?
Average Salary: $46,500
Student/Teacher Ratios in Arkansas, 2011
Number of Students: 459,419
Students per Teacher: 15.0
Arkansas teacher salaries vs. total education expenditures
Teacher Expenditures: $1,413,581,500
Percent Spent on Teachers: 25 %
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Teaching Schools in Arkansas
- MEd in Teaching and Learning - Gifted Education Focus
- MEd in Early Childhood Education
- Ph.D. in Education - Mixed-Model
- Ed.S. in Assessment Evaluation and Accountability - General Program
- Early Childhood Education (Certification Only)
- Master of Education in Early Childhood Education