The average salary for a Certified Nurse Midwife is $81,227 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Certified Nurse Midwife Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$62,287 - $101,468
(Median)
62K
72K
81K
92K
100K
MEDIAN: $81,227
10%
25%
50%
75%
90%
Add this chart to your site
Certified Nurse Midwife Total Pay (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$20.18 - $51.91
(Median)
20
35
42
49
MEDIAN: $41.00
10%
25%
50%
75%
Add this chart to your site

National Salary Data

 (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$62,287 - $101,468  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,057  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,200  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$61,817 - $106,168  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 549
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$20.18 - $51.91  
   
Overtime
$9.79 - $77.27  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,057  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,200  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$61,817 - $106,168  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 549
Is Certified Nurse Midwife your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
Location:
United States (change)
Years in Field/Career:

Certified Nurse Midwife Job Listings

Search for more jobs:
job title / company
location
Job Description for Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Oversee all prenatal care.
  • Educate women and families regarding pregnancy, childbirth and newborn care.
  • Assist women with labor and delivery of baby.
  • Provide gynecological exams.
Read more about: Certified Nurse Midwives
Pay by Experience Level for Certified Nurse Midwife
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 17%
Portland
up arrow 4%
National Average
$83,000
Chicago
up arrow 3%
Larger circles over a city indicate a job is popular in that location.
Related Job Salaries

Experience Affects Certified Nurse Midwife Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$83,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Midwife Salaries

Job Satisfaction
Extremely satisfied Image
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5 based on 122 votes.
Gender
Female
100%
female alumni
 
Male
%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 19%
Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid
Job Title:
Years in Field/Career:
Location:
United States (change)
- OR -