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$65,874

Average Base Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,061

Average Bonus
The average psychiatric nurse salary in Arkansas, United States is $65,874 or an equivalent hourly rate of $32. This is 12% lower (-$9,089) than the average psychiatric nurse salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,061. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.
Salary by Experience

$51,936

Entry Level Salary

$79,346

Senior Level Salary
An entry level psychiatric nurse (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $51,936. On the other end, a senior level psychiatric nurse (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $79,346.

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Job Description
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. Includes Clinical Nurse Specialists. Excludes “Nurse Anesthetists” (29-1151), “Nurse Midwives” (29-1161), and “Nurse Practitioners” (29-1171).
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