Average Correctional Care Nurse Salary in Michigan

Correctional care nurses in Michigan earn an average of $71,657 per year (or $34.46 per hour).

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9% lower than the national average
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Michigan correctional care nurses earn 9% 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 Michigan

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $92,967 $44
75th Percentile $75,385 $36
Median $72,393 $34
25th Percentile $58,662 $28

80% of Michigan correctional care nurses earn between $56,737 and $92,967.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Michigan correctional care nurses earn about $76,231 per year. Cost-of-living in Michigan is 6% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Michigan for correctional care nurses

Ann Arbor, MI $80,057 per year
Detroit, MI $72,837 per year
Wyoming, MI $67,920 per year

Michigan nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where correctional care nurses are paid the highest is Ann Arbor, where the average correctional care nurses salary is $80,057 and 9,600 registered nurses are currently employed. The Detroit area comes in second, with a $72,837 average correctional care nurse salary and 43,810 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
Georgia $58,951 per year
Florida $68,225 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Michigan?

Endoscopy Nurse $92,597 per year
Nurse Manager $86,620 per year
Renal Nurse $86,284 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $86,284 per year
Research Nurse $85,400 per year
Infusion Nurse $84,179 per year
Ambulatory Nurse $84,179 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $84,179 per year
Home Health Nurse $84,179 per year
Radiology Nurse $84,179 per year

At a $71,657 average annual salary, correctional care nurses in Michigan tend to earn less than endoscopy nurses ($92,597), nurse managers ($86,620), renal nurses ($86,284), cath lab nurses ($86,284), research nurses ($85,400), infusion nurses ($84,179), ambulatory nurses ($84,179), quality assurance nurses ($84,179), home health nurses ($84,179), and radiology nurses ($84,179).

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