Average Correctional Care Nurse Salary in Florida

Correctional care nurses in Florida earn an average of $68,225 per year (or $32.81 per hour).

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13% lower than the national average
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Florida correctional care nurses earn 13% 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 Florida

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $90,617 $43
75th Percentile $74,243 $35
Median $71,068 $34
25th Percentile $57,376 $27

80% of Florida correctional care nurses earn between $47,075 and $90,617.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Florida correctional care nurses earn about $67,751 per year. Cost-of-living in Florida is 0% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Florida for correctional care nurses

Miami, FL $70,329 per year
Gainesville, FL $70,102 per year
Cape Coral, FL $69,571 per year
Tampa, FL $69,533 per year
Kissimmee, FL $68,955 per year
Bradenton, FL $68,604 per year
Jacksonville, FL $66,757 per year
Pensacola, FL $63,516 per year
Ormond Beach, FL $61,896 per year

Florida nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where correctional care nurses are paid the highest is Miami, where the average correctional care nurses salary is $70,329 and 53,110 registered nurses are currently employed. The Gainesville area comes in second, with a $70,102 average correctional care nurse salary and 6,010 registered nurses 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
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

How much do other nurses get paid in Florida?

Transport Nurse $81,151 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $80,418 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $80,173 per year
Radiology Nurse $80,173 per year
Float Pool Nurse $79,196 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $78,218 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $78,218 per year
ENT Nurse $78,218 per year
Pediatric Emergency Nurse $78,218 per year
Vascular Nurse $75,871 per year

At a $68,225 average annual salary, correctional care nurses in Florida tend to earn less than transport nurses ($81,151), occupational health nurses ($80,418), cath lab nurses ($80,173), radiology nurses ($80,173), float pool nurses ($79,196), aesthetic nurses ($78,218), quality assurance nurses ($78,218), ENT nurses ($78,218), pediatric emergency nurses ($78,218), and vascular nurses ($75,871).

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