The average salary for a Midwife in United Kingdom is £28,246.
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Job Description for Midwife
A midwife is a professional trained in the care of a mother and baby during pregnancy, delivery, and the immediate postpartum period (the first 6 weeks following the delivery). A midwife is generally trained through an apprenticeship program under an experienced midwife, and may have no formal medical training. A person with this training is also known as a lay-midwife. There are also more formal training programs which vary in length from 1 to 3 years and award a technical certificate. State re…Read more
- 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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Midwife
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Popular Skills for Midwife
Labor & Delivery, Birthing
Public Health Education
Skills in Labor & Delivery, Birthing, Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN), Public Health Education, Phlebotomy and Critical Care are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Midwife
An entry-level Midwife with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £21,946 based on 23 salaries. An early career Midwife with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £25,577 based on 140 salaries. A mid-career Midwife with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £30,715 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Midwife with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,704 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £34,409.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Midwife in their job title in Southampton, England: Hampshire earn an average of 20.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (9.8% more) and Oxford, England: Oxfordshire (4.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (11.5% less), Birmingham, England: Birmingham (9.4% less) and Birmingham, England: West Midlands (8.0% less).
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