Cna Salary In Arkansas

Cna Salary In Arkansas

The average CNA salary in Arkansas is $24,000. The highest-paid CNAs earn $29,000 annually while the lowest-paid earn $19,000 per year. There are many reasons for this difference. The most important factor is location. Salary differences between urban and rural areas are significant. In order for CNAs to work in a particular area, they must have a license from that state or jurisdiction. They also must be CPR certified and attend classes to learn about the area’s specific laws and regulations.

Other factors affecting salary include education level and experience level. The more advanced training you have and the more experience you have working as a CNA, the higher your salary will be when you start your career as a CNA in Arkansas.

When it comes to being a CNA, Arkansas is one of the best places in the country to practice your skills. There are approximately 1,900 CNAs in Arkansas, and the state has a variety of opportunities for you to work in different settings.

The average salary for CNAs in Arkansas is $33,700 per year. The range for pay can be anywhere from $26,000 to $40,000 per year. This is based on experience level and geographic location within the state.

The good news is that becoming a CNA does not require a degree or any other formal education beyond an associate’s degree or certificate program. It does require training and certification through either the American Nurses Association or National Certification Board for Practical Nurses (NCBPN).

Cna Salary In Arkansas

Nursing Assistant salary in Arkansas

Average base salary

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$14.38Per hourPer dayPer weekPer monthPer year


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$3,844per year

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The average salary for a nursing assistant is $14.38 per hour in Arkansas and $3,844 overtime per year.1.9k salaries reported, updated at July 28, 2022.

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Salaries by years of experience in Arkansas

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year$13.81
1 to 2 years$13.94
3 to 5 years$14.68
6 to 9 years$15.06
More than 10 years$16.59

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Top companies for Nursing Assistants in Arkansas

  1. Aperion Care3.0738 reviews13 salaries reported$24.09per hour
  2. ShiftKey3.7265 reviews60 salaries reported$23.41per hour
  3. American Senior Communities3.11231 reviews113 salaries reported$21.79per hour
  4. ATC Healthcare3.7318 reviews213 salaries reported$20.83per hour
  5. All American Healthcare3.157 reviews67 salaries reported$20.76per hour
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Highest paying cities for Nursing Assistants in Arkansas

  1. Jonesboro, AR$16.19 per hour38 salaries reported
  2. Springdale, AR$14.95 per hour96 salaries reported
  3. Hot Springs, AR$14.82 per hour41 salaries reported
  1. Fort Smith, AR$14.77 per hour56 salaries reported
  2. Little Rock, AR$14.24 per hour143 salaries reported
  3. Rogers, AR$14.23 per hour126 salaries reported
  1. Van Buren, AR$14.02 per hour29 salaries reported
  2. Fayetteville, AR$13.81 per hour118 salaries reported
  3. Paragould, AR$13.23 per hour7 salaries reported

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