Arkansas is home to a variety of homeland security jobs. The salaries for these positions vary, depending on the type of job and geographic location. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average 2012 annual salary of the following professions is as listed below. The wages of those who are in the top tenth percentile of their field are also provided.
Information security analysts in the Fayetteville/Springdale/Rogers area were paid higher wages than the state average. They earned $68,310 on average. In contrast, transportation security screeners earned more than the average for Arkansas when they were located in the Little Rock/Conway area. Their wages were $36,090.
- Grand Canyon University - B.S. and M.S in Homeland Security and Emergency Management
- SNHU - A.S. in Criminal Justice, B.S. in Criminal Justice - Homeland Security & Counterterrorism, and M.S. in Criminal Justice - Advanced Counterterrorism
- Grantham University - Online Associate and Bachelor's Criminal Justice Programs
- Strayer University - Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice
- Michigan State University - Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice
- Saint Joseph's University - Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice
- Norwich University Online - Master of Arts in International Relations Program - Online
Protective service worker supervisors who were residents of Forth Smith earned $42,180 a year on average. In some cases, wages outside of the main cities were higher. Hazardous materials removal workers earned over 13% more than the state average for this profession when they were located in the southern nonmetropolitan area of Arkansas.
The information shown in these tables was furnished by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and represents salary data for many of the different homeland security jobs one could find in Arkansas’ major cities.