Average Salary for Nevada Department of Corrections Employees

Employees at Nevada Department of Corrections make $52K per year on average. Your city primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at Nevada Department of Corrections. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Las Vegas, Nevada 

Prison / Secure Correctional Facility

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $51K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Nevada Department of Corrections employees (50 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn approximately $42K per year on average.


The highest average salaries go to Correctional Officers who bring in close to around $52K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists, who make $52K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Security Policies and Procedures; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of about $52K annually. Oral / Verbal Communication is regularly seen around here; almost all of those surveyed report it as a core competency.


Men make up the majority of employees who took the survey in a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Perks cover health insurance for almost all respondents and dental coverage for the vast majority of employees.

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