Practical Nursing Career Snapshot

Graduates May be Employed in…

  • Clinics / Doctor Offices
  • Home Health
  • Hospitals
  • Prisons/Correctional Institutions
  • Assisted Living
  • Schools
  • Rehab Facilities
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Developmental Disabilities Facilities
  • Hospice Centers


Examples of Potential Area Employers…

  • North Arkansas Regional Medical Center
  • Baxter Regional Medical Center
  • Washington Regional Medical Center
  • Hillcrest Nursing Home
  • Independent Living Inc.
  • Newton County Nursing Home
  • Creekside Health and Rehab
  • Mt. Vista Rehab and Health Center
  • Highlands of Harrison
  • Cox Health System
  • Boone County Home Health Services
  • Maple Esplanade
  • Harrison Retirement Center
  • Arkansas Department of Corrections


Arkansas Area Wages

Licensed Practical Nurses & Licensed Vocational Nurses:

 

Entry-level Wage................................................................................................ $13.02 per hour

............................................................................................................................ $27,090 annually

Mid-point Wage.................................................................................................. $17.09 per hour

............................................................................................................................ $35,550 annually

Experienced Wage............................................................................................ $23.07 per hour

............................................................................................................................ $47,970 annually