Certified Nurse Midwife Salary (United States)

A Certified Nurse Midwife earns an average salary of $82,034 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Certified Nurse Midwife Total Pay (?
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$65,591 - $102,591
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $82,033
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Certified Nurse Midwife Total Pay (?
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$24.34 - $51.98
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$65,591 - $102,591  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,881  
Profit Sharing
$3,250 - $5,500  
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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$65,028 - $106,382  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 469
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$24.34 - $51.98  
   
Overtime
$-0.49 - $77.10  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,881  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,250 - $5,500  
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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$65,028 - $106,382  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 469
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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.

Pay Difference By Location

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National Average
$84,000
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Experience Affects Certified Nurse Midwife Salaries

Experienced
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Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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National Average
$84,000
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
$84,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 112 votes.

Gender

Female
100%
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Male
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 19%
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