Covered employment for the State of Arkansas averaged 1,176,785 during the Third Quarter of 2018. Wages paid to covered workers totaled $12,274,742,987 for the Third Quarter of 2018, for an average weekly wage of $802.36.
The Arkansas Covered Employment and Earnings publication contains covered employment and payroll data by industry and county for the Third Quarter of 2018 and a record for total covered employment by month, quarterly payroll data, average weekly earnings, and total taxable earnings for 2011 through 2018. This data is from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) Program and is compiled from quarterly contributions and wage reports submitted by employers subject to the Arkansas Employment Security Law. The publication can be found on the Discover Arkansas Publication Page or click here.