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2021 Arkansas Registered Nurses Salary Guide

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Arkansas Registered Nurses Salary 2021

Salary

$62.3K

Growth

14%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Registered Nurses Make in Arkansas 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $44,660 $53,490 $62,330 $73,630 $82,480
Hourly Wage $21.47 $25.71 $29.97 $35.40 $39.65

How Much Do Registered Nurses Make in Arkansas 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$44,660
$53,490
$62,330
$73,630
$82,480
Hourly Wage
$21.47
$25.71
$29.97
$35.40
$39.65

What Do Registered Nurses Do?

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Also known as:

Certified Operating Room Nurse (CNOR), Charge Nurse, Emergency Department RN (Emergency Department Registered Nurse), Oncology RN (Oncology Registered Nurse), Operating Room Registered Nurse (OR RN), Psychiatric RN (Psychiatric Registered Nurse), Relief Charge Nurse, School Nurse, Staff Nurse, Staff RN (Staff Registered Nurse)

  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Administer non-intravenous medications.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Maintain medical facility records.
  • Record patient medical histories.
  • Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures, or activities.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Immunize patients.
  • Treat acute illnesses, infections, or injuries.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Supervise patient care personnel.
  • Manage healthcare operations.
  • Analyze test data or images to inform diagnosis or treatment.
  • Order medical diagnostic or clinical tests.
  • Prescribe assistive medical devices or related treatments.
  • Prescribe medications.
  • Direct healthcare delivery programs.
  • Advise medical personnel regarding healthcare issues.
  • Design public or employee health programs.
  • Prepare medical supplies or equipment for use.
  • Communicate health and wellness information to the public.
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.
  • Evaluate patient outcomes to determine effectiveness of treatments.
  • Test biological specimens to gather information about patient conditions.
  • Assess patient work, living, or social environments.
  • Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain.
  • Train caregivers or other non-medical personnel.
  • Design public or employee health programs.
  • Prepare patients physically for medical procedures.
  • Assist healthcare practitioners during examinations or treatments.
  • Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources.
  • Treat medical emergencies.
  • Diagnose medical conditions.
  • Examine patients to assess general physical condition.
  • Advise communities or institutions regarding health or safety issues.
  • Inform medical professionals regarding patient conditions and care.
  • Conduct research to increase knowledge about medical issues.

Registered Nurses Job Outlook in Arkansas

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Arkansas 26,270 29,820 14% 1,850
United States 3,080,100 3,356,800 9% 194,500

Registered Nurses Job Outlook in Arkansas

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Arkansas
26,270
29,820
14%
1,850
United States
3,080,100
3,356,800
9%
194,500

Registered Nurses Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Registered Nurses Schools in Arkansas

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Arkansas Northeastern College Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Blytheville, AR 2 years: 32
Arkansas State University Nursing Administration. Jonesboro, AR Less than one year: 1
Arkansas State University Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. Jonesboro, AR Less than one year: 0
Arkansas State University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Jonesboro, AR 2 years: 99
4 years: 205
More than 4 years: 71
Arkansas State University Nursing Practice. Jonesboro, AR More than 4 years: 8
Arkansas State University Three Rivers Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Malvern, AR 2 years: 69
Arkansas State University-Beebe Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Beebe, AR 2 years: 0
Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Mountain Home, AR 2 years: 22
Arkansas State University-Newport Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Newport, AR 2 years: 69
Arkansas Tech University Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse. Russellville, AR 2 years: 20
4 years: 129

Registered Nurses Schools in Arkansas

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Blytheville, AR
2 years: 32
Nursing Administration.
Jonesboro, AR
Less than one year: 1
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Jonesboro, AR
Less than one year: 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Jonesboro, AR
2 years: 99
4 years: 205
More than 4 years: 71
Nursing Practice.
Jonesboro, AR
More than 4 years: 8
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Malvern, AR
2 years: 69
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Beebe, AR
2 years: 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Mountain Home, AR
2 years: 22
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Newport, AR
2 years: 69
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Russellville, AR
2 years: 20
4 years: 129

Registered Nurses Jobs in Arkansas.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Child Life Specialist, Emergency Room, Thur - Sat 11:30a - Midnight, Full-Time. Arkansas children's Little Rock, Arkansas 10/22/2021 Yes
Clinic Nurse - RN or LPN Family Allergy & Asthma Jonesboro, Arkansas 10/22/2021 No
Clinical Analyst General Dynamics Information Technology Jacksonville, Arkansas 10/22/2021 Yes
Clinical Analyst General Dynamics Information Technology Fort Smith, Arkansas 10/22/2021 Yes
Clinical Analyst General Dynamics Information Technology Little Rock, Arkansas 10/22/2021 Yes
Clinical Lead Registered Nurse (RN) - Safety Sensitive White River Medical Center (Health System) Batesville, Arkansas 10/22/2021 No
House Supervisor RN CommonSpirit Health Hot Springs, Arkansas 10/22/2021 Yes
Licensed Practical Nurse Home Health Full Time Kindred at Home Hot Springs, Arkansas 10/22/2021 No
Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse Wellpath Pine Bluff, Arkansas 10/22/2021 Yes
LPN (Home Health) LHC Group Jonesboro, Arkansas 10/22/2021 Yes

Registered Nurses Jobs in Arkansas.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Arkansas children's
Little Rock, Arkansas
10/22/2021
Yes
Family Allergy & Asthma
Jonesboro, Arkansas
10/22/2021
No
General Dynamics Information Technology
Jacksonville, Arkansas
10/22/2021
Yes
General Dynamics Information Technology
Fort Smith, Arkansas
10/22/2021
Yes
General Dynamics Information Technology
Little Rock, Arkansas
10/22/2021
Yes
White River Medical Center (Health System)
Batesville, Arkansas
10/22/2021
No
CommonSpirit Health
Hot Springs, Arkansas
10/22/2021
Yes
Kindred at Home
Hot Springs, Arkansas
10/22/2021
No
Wellpath
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
10/22/2021
Yes
LHC Group
Jonesboro, Arkansas
10/22/2021
Yes

Registered Nurses Salary Guide 2021

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