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Average Hourly Rate for Michigan Department of Corrections Employees

People employed by Michigan Department of Corrections tend to make around $29.59 per hour and $44.22 for overtime hours. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for Michigan Department of Corrections workers, followed by where you live. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

Employer: Michigan Department of Corrections
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[-]Registered Nurse (RN) (2)
Hourly Rate$21.93 - $41.88  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 8 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Michigan Department of Corrections Details

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically around $29.00. Broken down by tenure, the largest number of Michigan Department of Corrections employees (50 percent) have 20 years or more of experience and typically earn $29.79 per hour.


Registered Nurses earn the highest median pay at $30.56.

Certifications and Degrees

Basic Life Support Specialists earn approximately $29.56, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $29.25 per hour. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in about $26.16 per hour.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Case Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $30.36. A garden variety skill at Michigan Department of Corrections is People Management; somewhere between a fifth and a fourth of Michigan Department of Corrections' people use it regularly.


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

A solid majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a fair portion of workers, and most workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Michigan Department of Corrections also dishes out privileges such as life insurance.

Key Stats

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$22 - $31
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Rated 4 out of 5
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