State average wage 20% below nation's

$17.95 hourly in ’13 trails U.S.’ $22.33

Posted: June 28, 2014 at 3:31 a.m.

Arkansas' average hourly wage in 2013 was almost 20 percent below the national average, according to an analysis by the Dallas office of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

map showing wages in various areas of Arkansas

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