Registered Nurses earn the highest median pay at $30.83 per hour, followed by Probation Officers (around $27.38) per hour.
Years of Experience
Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $27.00 per hour on average. Overall, the greater share of Michigan Department of Corrections folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average about $30.25 per hour.
Residents of Jackson, Mich. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $30.60 per hour; other top-paying cities include Flint, Mich. ($30.51) and Detroit, Mich. (around $29.97).
Certifications and Degrees
Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $31.08 per hour. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor's Degree; Michigan Department of Corrections awards $26.16 to these degree-holders.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Medicine / Surgery; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $31.08 per hour. A relatively widespread skill at Michigan Department of Corrections is Case Management; about a fourth of employees use it for work.
At Michigan Department of Corrections, there are significantly more males who responded to the survey than females — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
To plan for old age, a large number of workers maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A solid majority of respondents can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as life insurance.