Work in Compensation or HR?    x
Or browse by:


Average Base Salary


Average Hourly Rate


Average Bonus
The average registered nurse salary in Arkansas, United States is $68,078 or an hourly rate of $33. This is 12% lower (-$9,392) than the average registered nurse salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,116.
Salary by Experience


Entry Level Salary


Senior Level Salary
An entry level registered nurse (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $53,120. On the other end, a senior level registered nurse (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $81,585.
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).

The chart below breaks down accounts by the highest level of education obtaned.

About the Data

The above data is a data available in ERI Economic Research Institute's Global Salary Calculator. The Global Salary Calculator provides compensation data for over 45,000 positions in 8,000+ cities in 69 countries. Try a free demo of the cloud-based Global Salary Calculator.

If you need to calculate competitive levels of salaries, incentives and total compensation by industry, organization size and salary planning date, please view a demonstration version of ERI's Salary Assessor, which is used by the majority of the Fortune 500 for salary survey data and compensation planning. Try a free demo of the cloud-based Salary Assessor.

Jobs that May Interest You
Registered Nurse - Labor and Delivery Travel RN (9203)
Come work for RN NetworkWe are seeking a qualified Registered Nurse to work in the Labor and Delivery unit. L&D Nurses offer the skills needed to provide quality care to the Labor & Delivery patient ...
Registered Nurse - Medical Surgical Travel RN (7793)
Come work for RN NetworkWe are seeking an experienced and self-motivated Medical Surgical and/or Telemetry Registered Nurse to join our growing team of nursing professionals. Medical Surgical and/or ...
Traveling Nurse - RN PACU Pre / Post Anesthesia Care
HealthCare Traveler Jobs
North Little Rock
Seasonal Nationwide Travel Nurse Jobs - All RN Specialties – Use our short More Information request form to get the information needed to choose your next great nursing opportunity. Click APPLY NOW ...
Travel Registered Nurse RN Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit ICU - Fo
OneStaff Medical - Level 1
OneStaff Medical has an assignment available for a Travel Registered Nurse RN Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit ICU Join the OneStaff Medical Team of Healthcare professionals as a Travel Registered ...
Registered Nurse | RN | PULM (Contract)
Favorite Healthcare Staffing
Fort Smith
13 week Pulmonary (PULM) Registered Nurse (RN) contract available in Fort Smith, AR! Must have 1+ years of recent PULM Registered Nurse experience, have ACLS and AHA BLS certifications, and have AR ...

Discover How Much You Should Be Paid

Get informed of your market rate.

Do you work in HR or Compensation?

Try Free Demo

Try our professional compensation software to generate detailed salary and cost of living reports.

Try Free Demo