Arkansas CNA Salaries
By Allison Skoglind, allied health world contributing writer
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After registering through the state of Arkansas, CNAs can expect a relatively positive occupational outlook. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics anticipates that CNAs nationwide will experience an 18% increase in employment growth between 2008 and 2018.
Consequently, CNAs working Arkansas will likely enjoy greater job availability, higher job security, and competitive wages. CNAs in the United States are earning an average salary of $27,000/yr. CNAs in Arkansas are earning a comparative average salary of $25,000/yr. The salary averages for the five largest cities in Arkansas are as follows:
Little Rock: $21,000/yr
Fort Smith: $23,000/yr
North Little Rock: $21,000/yr