Practical Nursing Career Snapshot

Graduates May be Employed in…

  • Clinics / Doctor Offices
  • Home Health
  • Hospitals
  • Prisons/Correctional Institutions
  • Assisted Living
  • Schools
  • Rehab Facilities
  • Long Term Nursing Facilities
  • Hospice Centers


Examples of Potential Area Employers…

  • North Arkansas Regional Medical Center
  • Baxter Regional Medical Center
  • Northwest Medical Center
  • Bristol Pointe Health & Rehab
  • Hillcrest Nursing Home
  • Independent Living Inc.
  • Apple Ridge Health & Rehab
  • Cox Health System
  • Boone County Home Health Services
  • Atlis In Home Care
  • Legacy Hospice
  • Arkansas Department of Corrections


Northwest Arkansas Area Wages

Licensed Practical Nurses & Licensed Vocational Nurses:

 

Entry-level Wage................................................................................................ $15.80 per hour

............................................................................................................................ $32,871 annually

Average Wage.................................................................................................... $18.97 per hour

............................................................................................................................ $39,459 annually

Experienced Wage............................................................................................ $20.55 per hour

............................................................................................................................ $42,753 annually