Here Are Arkansas’s Top 10 Lowest-Paying Jobs
Arkansas, as well as the rest of the country, is on its way back after the pandemic but why are there so many job openings?
We all see help-wanted signs up everywhere. You keep hearing about the great resignation with workers just walking out of jobs because of poor working conditions. This list may surprise you. Keep in mind this list is for the entire state of Arkansas and the average pay may be higher than it is in Texarkana.
10. Service and Personal Care Workers.
Service and Personal care workers are valets and are responsible for parking cars at high-end restaurants and hotels. The average pay is $14.29 an hour.
9. Graduate Teaching assistants.
A Graduate Teaching Assistant is an assistant for a College Professor. They help in grading and helping develop lesson plans. The average pay is $20.94 an hour.
8. Non Restaurant Food Servers.
Food Runners as they are called bring the food from the kitchen to the customer's tables. The average pay is $11.07 an hour.
Well, we know that lifeguard does but of course the job is seasonal. The average pay is $12.23 an hour
6. Restaurant Host and Hostesses.
This job is the person that greets you once you enter the restaurant and will also assign you to a table. The average pay is $12.91 an hour.
5. Dishwasher Table Busser.
These folks are responsible for getting the plates silverware etc. off of the table after someone dines and the dishwasher gets all of those items clean and ready for the next customer. The average pay is $12.20 an hour
4. Waiter and Waitress.
The Waiter and Waitresses are responsible for order taking and ensuring a pleasant dining experience. The average pay is $12.91 an hour
3. Fast Food Servers and Workers.
Fast Food Servers are part of the hectic pace of drive-thru service and part of a crew. The average pay is $13.48 an hour
2. Amusement and Recreation Workers.
Ride operators can work at state Fairs and amusement parks. The average pay is $16.13 an hour
1. Ushers and Ticket Takers.
Ushers are responsible for getting patrons to their seats at concerts or other events. They can also be employed at local movie theaters. The average pay is $14.48 an hour
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