Average Correctional Care Nurse Salary in New York

Correctional care nurses in New York earn an average of $69,056 per year (or $33.20 per hour).

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New York
12% lower than the national average
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New York correctional care nurses earn 12% 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 New York

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $94,039 $45
75th Percentile $75,161 $36
Median $71,165 $34
25th Percentile $55,995 $26

80% of New York correctional care nurses earn between $45,332 and $94,039.

Cost-of-living adjusted correctional care nurse salary in New York

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, New York correctional care nurses earn about $62,664 per year. Cost-of-living in New York is 10% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in New York for correctional care nurses

New York, NY $72,860 per year
Buffalo, NY $59,747 per year
Troy, NY $57,505 per year
Rochester, NY $56,291 per year
Syracuse, NY $55,825 per year

New York nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where correctional care nurses are paid the highest is New York, where the average correctional care nurses salary is $72,860 and 180,540 registered nurses are currently employed. The Buffalo area comes in second, with a $59,747 average correctional care nurse salary and 13,140 registered nurses employed.

Correctional care nurses salaries in other states

California $128,643 per year
Massachusetts $85,893 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 New York?

Bariatric Nurse $106,384 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $105,908 per year
Endoscopy Nurse $102,652 per year
Blood Management Nurse $100,785 per year
Pediatric OR Nurse $100,169 per year
Float Pool Nurse $99,852 per year
Dermatology Nurse $98,919 per year
PACU Nurse $98,919 per year
Research Nurse $98,919 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $98,919 per year

At a $69,056 average annual salary, correctional care nurses in New York tend to earn less than bariatric nurses ($106,384), clinical informatics nurses ($105,908), endoscopy nurses ($102,652), blood management nurses ($100,785), pediatric OR nurses ($100,169), float pool nurses ($99,852), dermatology nurses ($98,919), PACU nurses ($98,919), research nurses ($98,919), and cath lab nurses ($98,919).

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