Average Correctional Care Nurse Salary in Indiana

Correctional care nurses in Indiana earn an average of $76,994 per year (or $37.02 per hour).

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Indiana 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 Indiana

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $100,878 $48
75th Percentile $86,785 $41
Median $69,741 $33
25th Percentile $66,969 $32

80% of Indiana correctional care nurses earn between $54,094 and $100,878.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Indiana correctional care nurses earn about $83,237 per year. Cost-of-living in Indiana is 7% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Indiana for correctional care nurses

Anderson, IN $79,330 per year
Fort Wayne, IN $76,860 per year

Indiana nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where correctional care nurses are paid the highest is Anderson, where the average correctional care nurses salary is $79,330 and 25,380 registered nurses are currently employed. The Fort Wayne area comes in second, with a $76,860 average correctional care nurse salary and 5,820 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 Indiana?

Occupational Health Nurse $85,099 per year
Gastroenterology Nurse $83,073 per year
NICU Nurse $80,601 per year
Primary Care Nurse $80,540 per year
PACU Nurse $79,304 per year
Transplant Nurse $79,020 per year
Radiology Nurse $78,007 per year
Infusion Nurse $78,007 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $76,994 per year
Float Pool Nurse $75,616 per year

At a $76,994 average annual salary, correctional care nurses in Indiana tend to earn less than occupational health nurses ($85,099), gastroenterology nurses ($83,073), NICU nurses ($80,601), primary care nurses ($80,540), PACU nurses ($79,304), transplant nurses ($79,020), radiology nurses ($78,007), and infusion nurses ($78,007). They tend to earn more than endoscopy nurses ($76,994) and float pool nurses ($75,616).

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