Average Salary for Nevada Department of Corrections Employees

The median income for Nevada Department of Corrections employees is $52K annually. Your city influences pay for Nevada Department of Corrections workers the most, followed by how long you've been working. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Las Vegas, Nevada 

Prison / Secure Correctional Facility

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $51K per year on average. The largest fraction of Nevada Department of Corrections people (50 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $42K annually on average.


Correctional Officers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at approximately $52K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $52K annually for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers.


When it comes to skills, Security Policies and Procedures seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $52K per year. Oral / Verbal Communication is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; nearly all of Nevada Department of Corrections' people use it regularly.


At Nevada 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

At Nevada Department of Corrections, almost all workers have health insurance, and almost all survey participants have dental coverage.

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Key Stats for Nevada Department of Corrections


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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
10-19 years
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