Average Salary for Nevada Department of Corrections Employees

Employees at Nevada Department of Corrections make $54K annually on average. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Nevada Department of Corrections Median Salary by Job


Correctional Officer
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  • Updated: 20 Jun 2017
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Prison / Secure Correctional Facility

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Years of Experience

Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Nevada Department of Corrections employees (67 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn about $51K per year on average.


Earning $51K annually on average, Correctional Officers receive the most money.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a First Aid Administrator certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $51K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification.


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 $51K annually. A garden variety skill at Nevada Department of Corrections is Oral / Verbal Communication; almost all of Nevada Department of Corrections' people use it regularly.


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

Nearly all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for nearly all workers also include dental insurance.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
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