Certified Nurse Midwife Salary

Most Certified Nurse Midwifes in the United States are women. The median pay for people in this role is approximately $87K per year. Residence and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Certified Nurse Midwifes. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$69,140 - $106,517
(Median)
$69K
$87K
$110K
MEDIAN: $86,846
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$36.34 - $56.44
(Median)
$36
$47
$56
MEDIAN: $47.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$69,140 - $106,517  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,759  
Profit Sharing
$5,087  
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).
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$70,061 - $110,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 430
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$36.34 - $56.44  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $75.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,759  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,087  
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).
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$70,061 - $110,232  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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Job Description for Certified Nurse Midwife

Certified nurse midwives are skilled employees who assist in a variety of female health services. Typically employed by obstetrician and gynecologist offices, midwives aid with the prenatal care, labor, and delivery of babies; they also organize family planning counseling and gynecological care for clients. Certified nurse midwives can also work in hospitals, independent clinics, schools and other education facilities, public health departments, and private practices. They may also be employed in the home, similar to hospice care.

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Certified Nurse Midwife Tasks

  • 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.

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Survey results show that Certified Nurse Midwifes typically report just a few professional skills. Obstetrics/Gynecology and Labor & Delivery, Birthing are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Labor & Delivery, Birthing and Obstetrics/Gynecology are correlating skills — those who know the former usually know the latter.

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Nurse Midwife

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $82K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $93K. Certified Nurse Midwifes bring in $98K after working for 10 to 20 years. Certified Nurse Midwifes who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $97K.

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Experience Affects Certified Nurse Midwife Salaries


Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$89,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Midwife Salaries

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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National Average
$89,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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