Average Midwife Hourly Pay in Australia

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (AUD)

The average hourly pay for a Midwife is AU$36.71 in 2023

Hourly Rate
AU$31 - AU$46
AU$1 - AU$15k
Total Pay
AU$56k - AU$95k
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What Do Midwives Do?

Midwife Tasks
  • Provide direct care before, during, and after pregnancy.
  • Manage and coordinate care during labor and delivery with the physician.
  • Provide gynecological and reproductive planning services.
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FAQs About Midwives

What is the highest pay for Midwives?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Midwife is A$46.49 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Midwives?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Midwife is A$30.60 / hour

How can Midwives increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Midwife is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Midwife that oversees more junior Midwives, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.