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Human Resources Schools In Arkansas

In Arkansas, there are 8 accredited schools where human resources classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the human resources academic community in Arkansas, and the future trends in human resources training at the following levels:


  1. Lyon College

    2300 Highland Road, Batesville, Arkansas 72501

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Arkansas

    Administration Bldg 425, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Central Baptist College

    1501 College Avenue, Conway, Arkansas 72034

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Harding University

    915 E. Market Ave., Searcy, Arkansas 72143

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. John Brown University

    2000 W University St, Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Phoenix-Little Rock Campus

    10800 Financial Centre Pkwy, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211-3552

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. University of Phoenix-Northwest Arkansas Campus

    903 N 47th St Barrington Centre 2, Rogers, Arkansas 72756-9615

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Strayer University-Arkansas

    10825 Financial Centre Pkwy Ste 400, Little Rock, Arkansas 72211

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arkansas Vs. National Human Resources Employment

Arkansas 5,090
National 635,670

Of all of the human resources professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Arkansas state.

Employment Growth for Human resources professionals In Arkansas

2,730 2,770 3,310 3,610 2,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arkansas, the field of human resources is shrinking. There were 430 less human resources professionals working in Arkansas in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 16% decline in the field. This is slower than the trend for human resources professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of human resources professionals has shrunk by 37% between 2006 and 2010.

Human Resources VS. All Professions salaries in Arkansas

$31,910 $32,750 $33,510 $34,925 $59,600
$36,627 $39,363 $40,932 $42,668 $43,359
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Human Resources
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to human resources professionals are growing in Arkansas. Human resources professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $31,910 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $59,600 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Human resources professionals in Arkansas

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Thus, there was a 46% growth in human resources professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Arkansas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of human resources. The pay differential between the highest paid human resources professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 148%

Average Salaries for Human resources professionals and related professions in Arkansas

Business Administration
Business Management
Human Resources

In Arkansas, human resources professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Human Resources programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arkansas


As the number of human resources professionals is decreasing in Arkansas state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited human resources schools in Arkansas state is increasing. In 2006, 59 students graduated from human resources courses in Arkansas. And in 2010, 90 students graduated.

There was an increase in the number of human resources school degree or certificate graduates in Arkansas by 53%. A majority of these graduates, or 75%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in human resources.

Human Resources Faculty Salaries in Arkansas

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