$91,336
Avg. Salary
$47.85
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$5,114

Profit Sharing

$9,887

Commission

$22,500

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Midwife is $39.44 per hour.

The average pay for a Certified Nurse Midwife is $86,967 per year.

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$0$119K
Salary $73,821 - $114,016
Bonus $1,937 - $13,087
Profit Sharing $9,887
Commission $22,500
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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$74,413 - $119,073
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 550
Hourly Data $0$73
Hourly Rate $35.87 - $62.59
Hourly Tips $73.61
Overtime $39.45 - $69.94
Annual Data $0$119K
Bonus $1,937 - $13,087
Commission $22,500
Profit Sharing $9,887
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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$74,413 - $119,073
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

Job Description for Certified Nurse Midwife

Certified nurse midwives are skilled employees who assist in a variety of female health services. Typically employed by obstetrician and gynecologist offices, midwives aid with the prenatal care, labor, and delivery of babies; they also organize family planning counseling and gynecological care for clients. Certified nurse midwives can also work in hospitals, independent clinics, schools and other education facilities, public health departments, and private practices. They may also be employed in the home, similar to hospice care.

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Certified Nurse Midwife Tasks

  • Assist women with labor and delivery of baby
  • Oversee all prenatal care
  • Provide gynecological exams
  • Educate women and families regarding pregnancy, childbirth and newborn care

Certified Nurse Midwife Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Certified Nurse Midwife

Pay by Experience for a Certified Nurse Midwife has a positive trend. An entry-level Certified Nurse Midwife with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 178 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Certified Nurse Midwife with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 78 salaries. An experienced Certified Nurse Midwife which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 92 salaries. A Certified Nurse Midwife with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 50 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

6%

5%

-1%

-4%

National Average: $92,638

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Houston offers some of the highest pay in the country for Certified Nurse Midwifes, 8 percent above the national average. Certified Nurse Midwifes will also find cushy salaries in Chicago (+7 percent) and Detroit (+3 percent). Compared to the national average, West Palm Beach Certified Nurse Midwifes have considerably lower salaries, 25 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Employers in Salt Lake City and Phoenix also lean toward paying below-median salaries (19 percent lower and 16 percent lower, respectively).

Certified Nurse Midwife Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Certified Nurse Midwife?

Certified Nurse Midwife in Morgantown:
"Work."
Pros: Plenty of work available for the entire family.
Cons: Cost of living is high. Major college in the town.

Certified Nurse Midwife in Evansville:
"A warm friendly place to raise a family."
Pros: Good caring people. And it's located within driving distance to 5 large metropolitan cities which provide culture and weekend entertainment.
Cons: Slow to change.

Certified Nurse Midwife in Southern California:
"Rewarding, Underpaid and Understood."
Be vigilant and kind about educating nurses, doctors and administrators about CNMs. And that in the office we function as NP's, but have more education and skill set above an NP.

Certified Nurse Midwife in Newburgh:
"Work politics."
Get experience in high risk areas.

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Key Stats for Certified Nurse Midwife

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Certified Nurse Midwife Salaries

▲13%

▲8%

National Average
$93,000

▼2%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Certified Nurse Midwife Salaries

National Average
$93,000


Labor & Delivery, Birthing
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 17%