How Much do Registered Nurses Make in Arkansas?

Do registered nurses in Arkansas make a lot of money? What is the average pay for Arkansas registered nurses?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, registered nurses in Arkansas earn an average of $61,330 a year, equivalent to $29.49 an hour.

This is 21% less than registered nurses nationwide, but it is 44% more than the typical Arkansas worker.

  • Latest wage data is for May 2019
  • Pre-tax earnings; Wages only - does not include benefits
Arkansas Registered Nurse Wages by Percentile
Percentile Hourly Annually
90th $38.39 $79,850
75th $34.21 $71,160
50th $29.01 $60,340
25th $24.78 $51,530
10th $20.69 $43,030
Arkansas Registered Nurses Wages by Metro Area
  • Data is for the entire metro area, not just the city
Metro Area Hourly Annually
Fayetteville $29.26 $60,870
Fort Smith $28.42 $59,120
Hot Springs $29.51 $61,380
Jonesboro $29.48 $61,320
Little Rock $31.87 $66,300
Pine Bluff $30.21 $62,830
Arkansas Registered Nurse Wages by Year
Year Hourly Annually
2019 $29.49 $61,330
2018 $29.22 $60,780
2017 $28.28 $58,810
2016 $27.71 $57,630
2015 $27.34 $56,870
2014 $27.15 $56,480
2013 $27.00 $56,150
2012 $26.62 $55,360