Average Hourly Rate for Michigan Department of Corrections Employees

Excluding overtime pay (which bumps median pay up to $46.24), people who work for Michigan Department of Corrections earn a median wage of $29.85 per hour. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $27.00 per hour. The greater proportion of employees (50 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of around $30.54 per hour.


Registered Nurses represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $31.05 per hour.

Certifications and Degrees

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Specialists are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $31.08 per hour.


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; roughly two in five of employees use it for work.

Benefits and Perks

A large number of respondents report having health insurance, and most workers report having dental coverage.

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Key Stats for Michigan Department of Corrections


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71 %
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20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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

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