Arkansas Unemployment Benefits Calculator

The latest figures for Arkansas show an unemployment rate of 7.4%.

Calculate your estimated benefit by answering a few questions below.
State in which you earned wages
Approximate wages earned from Apr. 1, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jul. 1, 2019 - Sep. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Oct. 1, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jan. 1, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020  
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Arkansas unemployment insurance benefits are available if you meet these criteria.  The numbers are subject to change, and though does our best to maintain current data, we do not guarantee its accuracy.  Please check with the Dept. of Workforce Services for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Dept. of Workforce Services

Involuntarily totally or partially unemployed
Able to work
Available for work
Actively seeking work
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1-Base period is the first four of the last 5 completed calendar quarters prior to the quarter you file your initial claim for benefits
2-You must have covered wages in at least 2 quarters of your base period and
3-Your total base period wages must equal 27 times the weekly benefit amount.

Who can apply:  Out of work and part time workers.

How long can you claim benefits:  9-26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $77-$431 (

Determined by:  Highest quarter wages

Dependency Benefit: You may be eligible to receive an additional $24 per week, for each dependent child.