Average Correctional Care Nurse Salary in Massachusetts

Correctional care nurses in Massachusetts earn an average of $85,893 per year (or $41.30 per hour).

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8% higher than the national average
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Massachusetts correctional care nurses earn 8% higher than the national average salary for correctional care nurses, at $79,288 (or $38.12 per hour).

Correctional care nurse salary range in Massachusetts

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $134,497 $64
75th Percentile $106,880 $51
Median $84,408 $40
25th Percentile $67,484 $32

80% of Massachusetts correctional care nurses earn between $54,382 and $134,497.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Massachusetts correctional care nurses earn about $79,975 per year. Cost-of-living in Massachusetts is 7% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Massachusetts for correctional care nurses

Boston, MA $88,844 per year
Worcester, MA $78,551 per year
Springfield, MA $72,115 per year

Massachusetts nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where correctional care nurses are paid the highest is Boston, where the average correctional care nurses salary is $88,844 and 66,120 registered nurses are currently employed. The Worcester area comes in second, with a $78,551 average correctional care nurse salary and 7,210 registered nurses employed.

Correctional care nurses salaries in other states

California $128,643 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 Massachusetts?

Cath Lab Nurse $128,840 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $123,471 per year
Radiology Nurse $122,398 per year
Transplant Nurse $120,250 per year
PACU Nurse $118,103 per year
Nurse Manager $115,956 per year
Nurse Educator $114,817 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $113,808 per year
Neurology Nurse $112,735 per year
Vascular Nurse $111,661 per year

At a $85,893 average annual salary, correctional care nurses in Massachusetts tend to earn less than cath lab nurses ($128,840), aesthetic nurses ($123,471), radiology nurses ($122,398), transplant nurses ($120,250), PACU nurses ($118,103), nurse managers ($115,956), nurse educators ($114,817), endoscopy nurses ($113,808), neurology nurses ($112,735), and vascular nurses ($111,661).

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