Maternity Nurse (RN) Salary

A Maternity Nurse (RN) earns an average wage of $29.53 per hour. A skill in Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) is associated with high pay for this job.

$43,874 - $108,194
$44K
$63K
$110K
MEDIAN: $62,508
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$23.21 - $43.20
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MEDIAN: $29.61
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$43,874 - $108,194  
   
Bonus
$300.00  
Total Pay (?
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$48,245 - $93,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$23.21 - $43.20  
   
Overtime
$15.48 - $57.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$300.00  
   
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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$48,245 - $93,761  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 220

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Job Description for Maternity Nurse (RN)

A maternity nurse is a type of nurse who works in the maternity ward or unit of a hospital. They work with pregnant women before birth and take care of newborn infants after birth has occurred. The main day-to-day responsibilities of a maternity nurse include monitoring the unborn baby and mother, assisting the obstetrician during delivery, assessing patients' vital signs, provide support to the mother during childbirth, and providing information such as how to breastfeed and use a bottle after birth. They also explain procedures to patients and their loved ones, complete patient documentation, and ensure safety procedures are followed at all times. Maternity nurses generally work full time, and their hours vary depending on the shift requirements for the position; nurses often are on their feet for most or all of their shift.

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Maternity Nurse (RN) Tasks

  • Coordinate the care of low and high risk laboring women of childbearing age and the immediate stabilization of the newborn following delivery.
  • Monitor progress of laboring patients and modify the plan of care as needed.
  • Establish care plans.
  • Identify outcomes based on the needs assessment
  • Assess comprehensive patient and family needs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Maternity Nurse (RN)

Pay by Experience for a Maternity Nurse (RN) has a positive trend. An entry-level Maternity Nurse (RN) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 100 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Maternity Nurse (RN) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 70 salaries. An experienced Maternity Nurse (RN) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 71 salaries. A Maternity Nurse (RN) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 46 salaries.

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Key Stats for Maternity Nurse (RN)

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Maternity Nurse (RN) Salaries

▲22%

▲13%

National Average
$62,000

▼2%

▼12%

Skills That Affect Maternity Nurse (RN) Salaries


Postpartum
▲2%

▲1%

National Average
$62,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 22%
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