Average Correctional Care Nurse Salary in California
Correctional care nurses in California earn an average of $128,643 per year (or $61.85 per hour).
California correctional care nurses earn 62% higher than the national average salary for correctional care nurses, at $79,288 (or $38.12 per hour).
Correctional care nurse salary range in California
|Annual Salary||Hourly Wage|
80% of California correctional care nurses earn between $80,993 and $171,822.
Cost-of-living adjusted correctional care nurse salary in California
Adjusted for cost-of-living, California correctional care nurses earn about $116,525 per year. Cost-of-living in California is 10% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.
Correctional care nurses salaries in other states
|Massachusetts||$85,893 per year|
|New York||$69,056 per year|
|Arizona||$82,231 per year|
|Colorado||$77,419 per year|
|Texas||$71,839 per year|
|Virginia||$76,680 per year|
|Pennsylvania||$81,560 per year|
|Michigan||$71,657 per year|
|Georgia||$58,951 per year|
|Florida||$68,225 per year|
How much do other nurses get paid in California?
|Transport Nurse||$150,607 per year|
|Transplant Nurse||$144,331 per year|
|Fertility Nurse||$142,700 per year|
|Reproductive Nurse||$142,700 per year|
|Endoscopy Nurse||$139,102 per year|
|Womens Health Nurse||$135,964 per year|
|ENT Nurse||$135,964 per year|
|Cath Lab Nurse||$135,964 per year|
|Primary Care Nurse||$130,735 per year|
|Nurse Educator||$130,735 per year|
At a $128,643 average annual salary, correctional care nurses in California tend to earn less than transport nurses ($150,607), transplant nurses ($144,331), fertility nurses ($142,700), reproductive nurses ($142,700), endoscopy nurses ($139,102), womens health nurses ($135,964), ENT nurses ($135,964), cath lab nurses ($135,964), primary care nurses ($130,735), and nurse educators ($130,735).
More about correctional care nurses
Correctional nurses have several responsibilities. Conducting the initial prisoner assessment is their most important job function. They are tasked with evaluating the prisoner’s health before they are assigned to the general population.