A vibrant job market creates opportunities for anyone who may be considering a move to Northwest Arkansas.

The concentration of three Fortune 500 corporate headquarters (WalmartTyson Foods and J.B. Hunt), and more than 1,400 Walmart supplier offices brings a large number of white-collar workers to the region. In fact, Northwest Arkansas has seven times the U.S. average of headquarters and management employees in its workforce, and per capita personal income is roughly 14 percent higher than the national average. The Northwest Arkansas unemployment rate is, per usual, below 3 percent.

Being home to world-renowned companies brought other great companies to the region. In addition to employment with Walmart, Tyson, J.B. Hunt and the hundreds of Walmart suppliers are looking to add talent to their teams. Northwest Arkansas offers high-quality jobs in healthcare, logistics, retail, education, technology, banking, hospitality and other industries. Northwest Arkansas is known for fast-tracking careers.

Employment opportunities

abound in NW Arkansas

For information on industries and demographics about the region, visit northwestarkansas.info. There you will also find information on which industries are represented in each Northwest Arkansas city.

We created a list of some of our favorite local career portals.

Ven and Smita Vadlamani

relocated to Northwest Arkansas from Chicago to pursue careers in the corporate and startup sectors.