Average Salary for Nevada Department of Corrections Employees

Employees at Nevada Department of Corrections make $52K per year on average. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Nevada Department of Corrections Median Salary by Job


Correctional Officer
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 4
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About This Company

Las Vegas, Nevada 

Prison / Secure Correctional Facility

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

The greater proportion of employees (75 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $43K annually.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Correctional Officers; median pay is the highest at around $43K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Lethal Weapons Certifications earn about $51K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Oral / Verbal Communication; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $51K per year. Folks here also tend to know Security Policies and Procedures; on the survey, almost all of workers named it in their skills portfolios.


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

The vast majority of respondents have health insurance, and benefits for the vast majority of workers also include dental insurance.

Nevada Department of Corrections Job Listings

Key Stats for Nevada Department of Corrections


14 %
86 %
Data Not Available

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
10-19 years

Popular Locations for Nevada Department of Corrections

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