Average Salary for Nevada Department of Corrections Employees

Nevada Department of Corrections pays its employees $52K per year on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Nevada Department of Corrections employees is where you live, though your experience level plays a role as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Nevada Department of Corrections
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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 annually on average. The largest fraction of Nevada Department of Corrections people (50 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $42K per year on average.


Correctional Officers rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $52K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Specialists earn around $52K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Security Policies and Procedures among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $52K annually. Oral / Verbal Communication is a popular skill among Nevada Department of Corrections workers, with the vast majority of those surveyed reporting using it on the job.


Nevada Department of Corrections' employees who answered the questionnaire are more likely to be male — the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

Nearly all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for almost all employees also include dental insurance.

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Key Stats for Nevada Department of Corrections


20 %
80 %
Data Not Available
1-4 years
10-19 years

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
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