Average Hourly Rate for Michigan Department of Corrections Employees

Michigan Department of Corrections workers earn an average of $29.25 per hour normally and $45.19 during overtime hours. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $27.00 per hour on average. The largest slice of the Michigan Department of Corrections workforce (40 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, $30.13 per hour.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Registered Nurses; median pay is the highest at $31.05 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $31.08 per hour for Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists; non-accredited workers make much less.


When it comes to skills, Medicine / Surgery seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of around $31.08 per hour. It's pretty common to find people here who know Case Management; just under one in four consider it a key competency.


Michigan Department of Corrections' employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

A majority of survey participants save for retirement through Michigan Department of Corrections' 401(k) plan. At Michigan Department of Corrections, a solid majority of respondents have health insurance, and a fair number of employees have dental coverage.

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Key Stats for Michigan Department of Corrections


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$23 - $31
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20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
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