A Labor And Delivery Nurse earns an average wage of $29.32 per hour.
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$39,003 - $83,223
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MEDIAN: $55,634
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$23.09 - $41.33
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MEDIAN: $29.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,003 - $83,223  
   
Bonus
$481.77 - $19,933  
Total Pay (?
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$46,520 - $88,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 160
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$23.09 - $41.33  
   
Hourly Tips
$3.25  
Overtime
$9.86 - $66.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$481.77 - $19,933  
   
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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$46,520 - $88,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 627

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Job Description for Labor And Delivery Nurse

Labor and delivery nurses assist expectant mothers through the delivery process and post-delivery care, helping ensure the health and well-being of newborns and mothers. They are also in charge of monitoring vital statistics, performing drug delivery, monitoring contraction timing, helping induce labor, and assisting with caesarian sections. Labor and delivery nurses work with other members of the care team to help plan and implement a plan of care, making adjustments as required by changes to the patient's condition. They must be knowledgeable of relevant technologies and evidence-based practice to provide the highest-quality care.

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Labor And Delivery Nurse Tasks

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Key Stats for Labor And Delivery Nurse

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Labor And Delivery Nurse Salaries




National Average
$61,000


Skills That Affect Labor And Delivery Nurse Salaries



Postpartum
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Labor & Delivery, Birthing
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National Average
$61,000

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 3%

Obstetrics
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 73 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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