Average Correctional Care Nurse Salary in Colorado
Correctional care nurses in Colorado earn an average of $77,419 per year (or $37.22 per hour).
Colorado correctional care nurses earn 2% lower than the national average salary for correctional care nurses, at $79,288 (or $38.12 per hour).
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Correctional care nurse salary range in Colorado
|Annual Salary||Hourly Wage|
80% of Colorado correctional care nurses earn between $58,110 and $96,805.
Cost-of-living adjusted correctional care nurse salary in Colorado
Adjusted for cost-of-living, Colorado correctional care nurses earn about $75,237 per year. Cost-of-living in Colorado is 2% 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
|California||$128,643 per year|
|Massachusetts||$85,893 per year|
|New York||$69,056 per year|
|Arizona||$82,231 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 Colorado?
|Clinical Informatics Nurse||$114,143 per year|
|Aesthetic Nurse||$92,307 per year|
|Quality Assurance Nurse||$92,307 per year|
|Dialysis Nurse||$90,322 per year|
|OR Nurse||$89,330 per year|
|Radiology Nurse||$86,352 per year|
|Nurse Manager||$85,359 per year|
|Substance Abuse Nurse||$83,374 per year|
|Diabetes Nurse||$83,374 per year|
|Transplant Nurse||$83,374 per year|
At a $77,419 average annual salary, correctional care nurses in Colorado tend to earn less than clinical informatics nurses ($114,143), aesthetic nurses ($92,307), quality assurance nurses ($92,307), dialysis nurses ($90,322), OR nurses ($89,330), radiology nurses ($86,352), nurse managers ($85,359), substance abuse nurses ($83,374), diabetes nurses ($83,374), and transplant nurses ($83,374).
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.