Nurse Midwife Salary

Nurse Midwifes in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $90K per year. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Work is reasonably fulfilling for most Nurse Midwifes — the majority report average levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$72,885 - $109,023
$73K
$91K
$110K
MEDIAN: $90,906
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50%
90%

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$18.75 - $58.49
$19
$45
$58
MEDIAN: $45.16
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50%
90%

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$0$112K
Salary $72,885 - $109,023
Bonus $8,000
Profit Sharing $12,500
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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$58,723 - $112,547
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $18.75 - $58.49
Overtime $36.50
Annual Data $0$112K
Bonus $8,000
Profit Sharing $12,500
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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$58,723 - $112,547
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Nurse Midwife

Nurse midwives are skilled employees who assist in a variety of female health services. Typically employed by obstetrician and gynecologist offices, these midwives aid with the prenatal care, labor and the delivery of babies; they also organize family planning counseling and gynecological care for clients. 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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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

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Pay by Experience Level for Nurse Midwife

Pay by Experience for a Nurse Midwife has a positive trend. An entry-level Nurse Midwife with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 40 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A 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 $95,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Nurse Midwife which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 20 salaries. A 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 $108,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for Nurse Midwife

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Nurse Midwife Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$93,000

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 11%
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