Labor And Delivery Nurse Salary (United States)

A Labor And Delivery Nurse earns an average wage of $27.88 per hour.
Labor And Delivery Nurse Total Pay (?
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$40,355 - $100,671
(Median)
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100K
MEDIAN: $59,419
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Labor And Delivery Nurse Total Pay (?
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$21.08 - $38.47
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$40,355 - $100,671  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,625  
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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$43,729 - $84,050  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 241
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$21.08 - $38.47  
   
Overtime
$12.44 - $61.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,625  
   
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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$43,729 - $84,050  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 241
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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
San Diego
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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 20%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$60,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Labor And Delivery Nurse Salaries

Labor & Delivery, Birthing
up arrow 2%
National Average
$60,000
Nursery
up arrow 2%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 44 votes.
Gender
Female
98%
female alumni
 
Male
2%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 19%
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