A Labor And Delivery Nurse earns an average wage of $27.39 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Labor And Delivery Nurse Total Pay (?
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$39,687 - $101,367
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MEDIAN: $59,585
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Labor And Delivery Nurse Total Pay (?
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$20.68 - $38.38
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$39,687 - $101,367  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,751  
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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$42,865 - $87,033  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 227
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$20.68 - $38.38  
   
Overtime
$12.44 - $61.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,751  
   
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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$42,865 - $87,033  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 227
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Job Description for Labor And Delivery Nurse
  • Transcribe and implement physician's orders and provide medical support and education to mothers and their families after delivery.
  • Assist physician with administering epidurals, pain medication and preparing patients for caesarian delivery.
  • Examine patients to evaluate and assess actual or potential health problems during labor and delivery.
  • Improve care by contributing to a nurturing environment for patients and maintaining knowledge of advances in nursing care.
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Pay by Experience Level for Labor And Delivery Nurse
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Atlanta
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Houston
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National Average
$60,000
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Experience Affects Labor And Delivery Nurse Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%
Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Labor And Delivery Nurse Salaries

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 3%
National Average
$60,000
Nursery
up arrow 1%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 43 votes.
Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 18%
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