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Certified Nurse Midwife Salary

A Certified Nurse Midwife earns an average salary of $84,844 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
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$67,791 - $104,230
(Median)
$68K
$85K
$100K
MEDIAN: $84,843
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90%

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$35.52 - $54.80
(Median)
$36
$46
$55
MEDIAN: $45.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,791 - $104,230  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,000  
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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$68,759 - $108,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 390
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$35.52 - $54.80  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $76.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,000  
   
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).
)
$68,759 - $108,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Certified Nurse Midwife

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

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Experience Affects Certified Nurse Midwife Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$87,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Midwife Salaries

Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN)
up arrow 3%

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$87,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 58%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 20%
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