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).

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2% lower than the national average
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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
90th Percentile $96,805 $46
75th Percentile $91,383 $43
Median $74,924 $36
25th Percentile $66,872 $32

80% of Colorado correctional care nurses earn between $58,110 and $96,805.

Cost-of-living adjusted correctional care nurse salary in Colorado

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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.

Highest paying cities in Colorado for correctional care nurses

Denver, CO $79,521 per year

Colorado nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where correctional care nurses are paid the highest is Denver, where the average correctional care nurses salary is $79,521 and 27,860 registered nurses are currently employed.

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.

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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health