Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Midwife is $87,246
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Midwives?
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 $83,116 based on 19 salaries. An early career Midwife with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,244 based on 54 salaries. A mid-career Midwife with …Read more
What Do Midwives Do?
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 …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.