According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, personal financial advisors in Arkansas numbered 640 in 2010. That year they made an average annual salary of $97,390. At $127,480, advisors employed in the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers AR/MO area earned the highest average annual salary in the state.
Those earning in the top 25 percent earned $116,090, while those in the top 10 percent earned salaries above $166,400.
Arkansas is the fifth-highest paying state in which securities, commodities and financial services sales agents worked in 2010, according to information provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That year, 850 securities sales agents worked in Arkansas, making an annual mean wage of $107,220, a figure that is about $12,000 higher than the national average for this profession. Those working in the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan area made the most, averaging $127,470. Arkansas’s securities sales agents earning in the top 25 percent made $154,750 on average.
Life/Annuity Producer Salary in Arkansas
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, there were 2,220 insurance sales agents in Arkansas in 2010, some of which sold life insurance and annuities. These agents earned an average salary of $58,340 per year. Agents earning in the top 25 percent made $62,230 on average, while those in the top 10 percent earned an average of $93,250 per year.
Salary and employment data compiled by the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics in May of 2010. These estimates do not include self-employed financial advisors. The Bureau of Labor Statistics always expresses salaries equal to or greater than $166,400 (hourly wage of $80.00) as such and doesn’t provide estimates beyond these totals.