Average Correctional Care Nurse Salary in Texas
Correctional care nurses in Texas earn an average of $71,839 per year (or $34.54 per hour).
Texas correctional care nurses earn 9% lower than the national average salary for correctional care nurses, at $79,288 (or $38.12 per hour).
Correctional care nurse salary range in Texas
|Annual Salary||Hourly Wage|
80% of Texas correctional care nurses earn between $54,278 and $89,953.
Cost-of-living adjusted correctional care nurse salary in Texas
Adjusted for cost-of-living, Texas correctional care nurses earn about $72,200 per year. Cost-of-living in Texas is 0% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.
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|
|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 Texas?
|Cath Lab Nurse||$85,430 per year|
|Quality Assurance Nurse||$85,430 per year|
|Aesthetic Nurse||$85,430 per year|
|Bariatric Nurse||$84,750 per year|
|Vascular Nurse||$84,226 per year|
|Nurse Manager||$84,168 per year|
|Float Pool Nurse||$84,012 per year|
|OR Nurse||$83,488 per year|
|PACU Nurse||$83,488 per year|
|Transplant Nurse||$83,488 per year|
At a $71,839 average annual salary, correctional care nurses in Texas tend to earn less than cath lab nurses ($85,430), quality assurance nurses ($85,430), aesthetic nurses ($85,430), bariatric nurses ($84,750), vascular nurses ($84,226), nurse managers ($84,168), float pool nurses ($84,012), OR nurses ($83,488), PACU nurses ($83,488), and transplant nurses ($83,488).
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.