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).

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9% lower than the national average
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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
90th Percentile $89,953 $43
75th Percentile $84,732 $40
Median $70,204 $33
25th Percentile $56,830 $27

80% of Texas correctional care nurses earn between $54,278 and $89,953.

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

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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.

Highest paying cities in Texas for correctional care nurses

Sugar Land, TX $76,170 per year
Fort Worth-Arlington, TX $74,690 per year
Round Rock, TX $73,936 per year
New Braunfels, TX $71,612 per year
El Paso, TX $62,868 per year

Texas nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where correctional care nurses are paid the highest is Sugar Land, where the average correctional care nurses salary is $76,170 and 54,540 registered nurses are currently employed. The Fort Worth-Arlington area comes in second, with a $74,690 average correctional care nurse salary and 62,840 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
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.

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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health