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Travel Nursing Jobs in Arkansas

RNs who enjoy fishing, hiking or exploring charming mountain towns may want to consider a travel nursing job in Arkansas. The state has a diverse landscape that's ripe for exploring, and outdoorsy nurses will find mountains, cave systems and natural hot springs that are perfect for soothing work-weary muscles.

Travel nurses may also be drawn to the affordable lifestyle of Arkansas. Its low cost of living gives RNs the chance to bank more of their take-home pay or splurge on adventures and experiences. American Mobile has available positions in locations throughout the state, including metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas.

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Earn More as an Arkansas Travel Nurse:

Make up to $3,000/week

RNs with permanent full-time positions in Arkansas make an average annual salary of $100,000 (or $1,900 weekly), although nurses with jobs in metropolitan areas tend to bring home more than those in more rural regions. Other variables that may affect earnings include specialty, level of experience and individual facility.

Travel nursing jobs in Arkansas may bring in significantly higher wages. Through American Mobile, an Arkansas travel nurse's salary may be up to $3,000 per week, depending on specialty and location. For nurses on 13-week assignments, that's close to $39,000 over the course of just one assignment! 

American Mobile’s Benefits Can Add Value to Your Life

We aim to make the travel experience the best it can be for our nurses. We supply our travelers with the resources they need to succeed on every assignment so they can provide the best patient care. Our travel nurses have access to dedicated recruiters, 24/7 clinical support and mental health resources to support them during transitions.

In addition to a lucrative salary, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes full medical, dental and vision coverage, free private housing that may be tailored for RNs traveling with family and pets and bonuses for referrals and overtime. American Mobile travel nurses can also build their resumes and enhance their nursing skills through perks such as on-the-job training and free CEUs.

Arkansas Cities with Highest-Paying Travel Nurse Jobs

The average travel nurse jobs salary in Arkansas was about $1,584 per week on March 1, 2024. Today, you can find jobs with a salary range between $1,094 to $2,760 per week. The cities with the highest paying jobs include:

In Arkansas, there are a number of hospital facilities with nursing staff including: Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital (Unit - Methodist Hospital) in San Antonio, Medical City Children's Hospital in Dallas, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center in Webster, and Methodist Children's Hospital of South Texas in San Antonio are well known in Arkansas.

If you have a specific start date in mind, the soonest available in Arkansas is Apr 29, 2024 for a Registered Nurse – Intensive Care - ICU - ICU role at $1,672 per week. The latest start date for an ST job is May 15, 2024 for a Surgical Technologist - First Assistant - First Assist role at $2,760 per week.

There are a variety of contract lengths available for a travel nursing job in Arkansas including 13 Weeks (1716 jobs), 26 Weeks (46 jobs), and 8 Weeks (29 jobs).

Consider Arkansas for Your Next Assignment

Arkansas may not be the first state that comes to mind when you think of the south, but its raw beauty and low cost of living make it a great destination for travel nurses. If you enjoy heading outdoors on your days off, Arkansas has plenty to see. After all, there's a reason it's known as The Natural State. Almost every part of the state has areas that are ideal for birding and wildlife observation, and the Ozarks offer great opportunities for hiking and backpacking.

Foodies will appreciate the state's exciting craft beer scene and first-rate barbecue restaurants. If you enjoy a different type of local flavor, check out regional events, including duck-calling contests, watermelon festivals and makers' fairs. You can even dig for diamonds or go on a turkey shoot.

If you want an assignment that's off the beaten path, Arkansas may be the ideal travel nursing destination. Let our knowledgeable recruiters match you with the travel nurse job you've been searching for.

Arkansas has some of the best travel nurse job opportunities in the country, and we currently have 25 travel nurse jobs available.

Travel nurse jobs are currently available in cities like Mountain Home, Fort Smith, Bentonville, Springdale and Siloam Springs. Arkansas hospitals and health care facilities are looking for all types of specialists including ICU (4 jobs), PCU (3 jobs), LD (3 jobs), ER (3 jobs), Telemetry (2 jobs) and more.

We have new travel nurse jobs posted daily, so be sure to Apply Now so our specialists can make sure you get first crack when a new job opens up. We make it as easy as possible for you to compare nursing jobs by allowing you to filter based on traveling nurse salary, shift type, location or duration to find the right job for you.

With great things to do, people to meet and places to see, Arkansas is a popular place for travel jobs! Also be sure to check out our resources on how to become a travel nurse and nursing license renewal.

FAQs about Travel Nurse Jobs in Arkansas

On average, how much does a travel nurse make in Arkansas?

The highest paid travel nurse jobs in Arkansas can make up to $2,564 per week.

How long is the most common contract duration for travel nursing jobs in Arkansas?

The average length for travel nurse jobs in Arkansas based on recent data is 13 weeks.

How many Arkansas travel nurse job opportunities are currently available?

In Arkansas there are 25 job opportunities for a traveling nurse to choose from.

What cities have the highest paying travel nursing jobs in Arkansas?

  • Mountain Home, Arkansas $2,760 / per week average salary
  • Fort Smith, Arkansas $2,564 / per week average salary
  • Bentonville, Arkansas $1,672 / per week average salary
  • Springdale, Arkansas $1,555 / per week average salary
  • Siloam Springs, Arkansas $1,439 / per week average salary

What nursing specialties are needed most in Arkansas right now?

  • ICU - 4 jobs available now
  • PCU - 3 jobs available now
  • LD - 3 jobs available now
  • ER - 3 jobs available now
  • Telemetry - 2 jobs available now

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Top Travel Nurse Salaries in Arkansas

Find the nurse travel jobs in Arkansas with the highest salaries below and contact a recruiter today:

Cities Average Salary Highest paying job in each city
Mountain Home $2,632 /week* Surgical Technologist - First Assistant $2,760 per week
Fort Smith $2,262 /week* Registered Nurse – Telemetry $2,564 per week
Springdale $1,483 /week* Registered Nurse – Intensive Care - ICU $1,555 per week
Bentonville $1,428 /week* Registered Nurse – Intensive Care - ICU $1,672 per week
Siloam Springs $1,372 /week* Registered Nurse – Emergency Room $1,439 per week

Arkansas’s Top Opportunities by Specialty

American Mobile receives new travel nurse jobs in Arkansas each day from hospitals and healthcare facilities. If you are looking for a specific Arkansas travel nurse job, please see below for in-demand nursing specialties needed throughout the state:

Specialty Average Salary Cities with highest paying jobs
First Assist $2,632 /week*
Telemetry $2,021 /week* Fort Smith
Rehab $1,836 /week*
Psych $1,724 /week*
ICU $1,539 /week* Bentonville and Springdale
PCU $1,483 /week*
MS $1,483 /week* Bentonville
ER $1,372 /week* Bentonville
MS $1,354 /week*
LD $1,335 /week* Bentonville

Need your Arkansas nursing license?

If you enjoy nature and the great outdoors, Arkansas should be at the top of your list for your next assignment. This natural state is one you'll want to explore. Connect with our recruiters to jumpstart your next travel nursing adventure by obtaining or renewing your Arkansas nursing license. 

What are the best hospitals in Arkansas?

Arkansas is not only a state that can boast about its outdoorsy activities, it also has hospitals that are ranked for their high performance. Connect with our support team to help you find the best fit for you and your career. 

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