Average Hourly Rate for Michigan Department of Corrections Employees

Michigan Department of Corrections workers report earning an average of $29.59 per hour. Adding overtime compensation raises that to $44.22. Your experience level influences pay for Michigan Department of Corrections workers the most, followed by geography. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

Employer: Michigan Department of Corrections
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (3)
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (3)
Hourly Rate$22.95 - $41.63  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $29.00. The greater proportion of employees (50 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home $29.79 per hour.


The highest paychecks go to Registered Nurses, who earn around $30.56.

Certifications and Degrees

Basic Life Support Specialists have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $29.56. Acquiring certification to be a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialist is rewarded at about $29.25 per hour. Regarding pay and education, Michigan Department of Corrections pays those with a Bachelor's Degree the most — $26.16.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Case Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of approximately $30.36. One of the more prevalent skills at Michigan Department of Corrections is People Management, with somewhere between a fifth and a fourth considering it a key competency.


With a more than 3 to 1 male-to-female ratio, men represent the better half of Michigan Department of Corrections' employees.

Benefits and Perks

Michigan Department of Corrections sponsors a 401(k) program, and a strong majority of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Michigan Department of Corrections provides health insurance to a fair portion of workers, and most workers do receive dental coverage. The list of perks also includes life insurance.

Key Stats for Michigan Department of Corrections


11 %
89 %
Hourly Rate
Data Not Available
Hourly Rate
$22 - $31
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

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