Average Labor And Delivery Nurse Hourly Pay

$30.55
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,930
Bonus
$300
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The average hourly pay for a Labor And Delivery Nurse is $30.55.
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$23.64
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$30.55
50%
$43.99
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MEDIAN $30.55
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Hourly Rate
$24 - $44
Bonus
$150 - $10,084
Profit Sharing
$0 - $300
Total Pay
$48,643 - $92,761

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Job Description for Labor And Delivery Nurse

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Labor And Delivery Nurse

The top respondents for the job title Labor And Delivery Nurse are from the companies HCA, Inc., Memorial Hermann Healthcare System and Mercy Hospital. Reported salaries are highest at Kaiser Permanente where the average pay is $79.48. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Sharp Healthcare and Mercy Hospital, earning around $47.00 and $34.16, respectively. Memorial Hermann Healthcare System pays the lowest at around $31.73. HCA, Inc. and Banner Health also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $32.88 and $34.02, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Labor And Delivery Nurse

Skills in Labor & Delivery, Birthing, Operating Room / OR, Recovery / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and Obstetrics/Gynecology (OB/GYN) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Nursery.

Pay by Experience Level for Labor And Delivery Nurse

An entry-level Labor And Delivery Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.54 based on 328 salaries. An early career Labor And Delivery Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.65 based on 626 salaries. A mid-career Labor And Delivery Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.75 based on 414 salaries. An experienced Labor And Delivery Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.12 based on 425 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $38.
Employees with Labor And Delivery Nurse in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 45.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (44.7% more) and Houston, Texas (11.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (7.2% less) and San Antonio, Texas (3.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 2,026 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.2%
Early Career
30.9%
Mid Career
20.4%
Experienced
21.0%
Late Career
11.5%