How much does a Jail Nurse make in the United States? The average Jail Nurse salary in the United States is $78,943 as of November 29, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $71,974 and $90,308. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $71,974 10% $65,630 90% $100,655 75% $90,308 $78,943 50%(Median)
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Jail Nurse

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CBH Medical, P.C. - Suffolk , VA
We are looking for highly skilled LPN's to work at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail in Suffolk, VA. If you have a passion for providing quality patient care, healthcare safety, and showing off ...
LinkedIn - 59 days ago

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