Average Correctional Care Nurse Salary in Ohio

Correctional care nurses in Ohio earn an average of $82,930 per year (or $39.87 per hour).

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4% higher than the national average
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Ohio correctional care nurses earn 4% higher 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 Ohio

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $109,612 $52
75th Percentile $91,438 $43
Median $85,754 $41
25th Percentile $71,006 $34

80% of Ohio correctional care nurses earn between $68,923 and $109,612.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Ohio correctional care nurses earn about $82,930 per year. Cost-of-living in Ohio is the same as the national average, meaning they face the same prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Ohio for correctional care nurses

Elyria, OH $86,703 per year
Cincinnati, OH $83,809 per year
Toledo, OH $81,008 per year

Ohio nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where correctional care nurses are paid the highest is Elyria, where the average correctional care nurses salary is $86,703 and 28,510 registered nurses are currently employed. The Cincinnati area comes in second, with a $83,809 average correctional care nurse salary and 23,940 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 Ohio?

Primary Care Nurse $83,531 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $81,475 per year
Infusion Nurse $77,595 per year
Nurse Manager $77,158 per year
Float Pool Nurse $76,722 per year
Transplant Nurse $75,655 per year
Ambulatory Nurse $75,170 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $75,170 per year
Pediatric Critical Care Nurse $74,685 per year
Urology Nurse $74,608 per year

At a $82,930 average annual salary, correctional care nurses in Ohio tend to earn less than primary care nurses ($83,531). They tend to earn more than clinical informatics nurses ($81,475), infusion nurses ($77,595), nurse managers ($77,158), float pool nurses ($76,722), transplant nurses ($75,655), ambulatory nurses ($75,170), quality assurance nurses ($75,170), pediatric critical care nurses ($74,685), and urology nurses ($74,608).

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