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 .
|Percentile bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nurse practitioners from 2012 to 2018.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||6-Year Growth|
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|| |
|West Arkansas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|East Arkansas nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway|| |
|Pine Bluff|| |
|Hot Springs|| |
|Central Arkansas nonmetropolitan area|| |