Average Correctional Care Nurse Salary in Missouri

Correctional care nurses in Missouri earn an average of $75,700 per year (or $36.39 per hour).

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4% lower than the national average
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Missouri correctional care nurses earn 4% 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 Missouri

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $105,739 $50
75th Percentile $86,487 $41
Median $69,145 $33
25th Percentile $66,532 $31

80% of Missouri correctional care nurses earn between $52,875 and $105,739.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Missouri correctional care nurses earn about $81,838 per year. Cost-of-living in Missouri 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 Missouri for correctional care nurses

St. Louis, MO $78,883 per year
Springfield, MO $68,732 per year

Missouri nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where correctional care nurses are paid the highest is St. Louis, where the average correctional care nurses salary is $78,883 and 31,620 registered nurses are currently employed. The Springfield area comes in second, with a $68,732 average correctional care nurse salary and 5,980 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 Missouri?

Oncology Nurse $77,120 per year
Blood Management Nurse $75,700 per year
Orthopedics Nurse $75,700 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $75,700 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $74,754 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $73,808 per year
Nurse Manager $72,861 per year
Infection Control Nurse $72,861 per year
PACU Nurse $72,861 per year
Case Management Nurse $72,483 per year

At a $75,700 average annual salary, correctional care nurses in Missouri tend to earn less than oncology nurses ($77,120). They tend to earn more than blood management nurses ($75,700), orthopedics nurses ($75,700), aesthetic nurses ($75,700), occupational health nurses ($74,754), quality assurance nurses ($73,808), nurse managers ($72,861), infection control nurses ($72,861), PACU nurses ($72,861), and case management nurses ($72,483).

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