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Nurse Practitioners Salary Information in Arkansas

The average annual salaries for nurse practitioners in the state of Arkansas are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse practitioners among Arkansas metropolitan areas is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Arkansas (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$72,780
25th Percentile Wage
$87,940
50th Percentile Wage
$99,740
75th Percentile Wage
$118,070
90th Percentile Wage
$136,910

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse practitioners in Arkansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $136,910. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $99,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $72,780.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nurse practitioners from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$99,740
5.48% 14.87%
2017
$94,270
4.34% -
2016
$90,180
-1.47% -
2015
$91,510
-0.63% -
2014
$92,090
2.82% -
2013
$89,490
5.12% -
2012
$84,910
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Practitioners in Arkansas Cities (2018 Survey)

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in some Arkansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse practitioners in state of Arkansas ranges from $94,070 to $108,480. The highest paying area for nurse practitioners in Arkansas is South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $108,480. The second highest paying city/area in Arkansas State is West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $100,380). The lowest paying area is Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $94,070.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$108,480
West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$100,380
East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$100,310
Jonesboro
$99,570
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway
$97,940
Pine Bluff
$97,440
Hot Springs
$94,890
Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area
$94,070




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