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Midwife Salary

$104,140 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Midwife is $104,140 a year and $50 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Midwife is between $72,889 and $129,358. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Midwife. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Treats and provides nursing care to obstetrical patients in accordance with approved and recognized standards of midwifery.
  • Evaluates patients, performing initial examinations with physician, and is assigned responsibility for plan of care, treatment, and delivery of patient.
  • Manages normal labor, delivers babies, and teaches patients in prenatal and postnatal health practices, consulting health team as necessary.
  • Requires Nurse Midwife certification.
Midwife Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Nurse Midwives

Job family population: 6,530

Estimated population of Midwife jobs: 218

Rate of error: 5.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Midwife Job Listings for United States

Certified Nurse Midwife
Jun 13
Anchorage, AK, USA
Anchorage Women's Clinic
Anchorage Women's Clinic is seeking an experienced, team-oriented Certified Nurse Midwife to join our collaborative practice. For over 23 years, Anchorage Women's Clinic has been a leader in women ...
Certified Nurse Midwife
Jun 4
Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Birth Center of Baton Rouge, LLC
Seeking a warm and nurturing certified nurse midwife with a strong sense of team, skills in customer service, verbal and writing communication and attention to detail. The candidate must be familiar ...
Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) Job
May 25
Marlboro, Vermont, USA
K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
Full-time Certified Nurse Midwife needed at a top facility in Southern Vermont! (Reference Code: KAM) Currently seeking a Certified Nurse Midwife to join a hospital-employed OB/GYN practice, part of ...
Certified Nurse Midwife
May 2
Tampa Bay Area, USA
Women's Care Florida
Current CPR certification required. * 3+ years Women's Health Care Midwife experience required * Must be a quick and efficient self-starter INTERACTIONS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Must possess the ability ...
Certified Nurse Midwife, Midwives SMEMC, St Marys Hospital, Chicago
Apr 10
Chicago, United States
Presence Health
E SUMMARY A certified nurse midwife (CNM) practices within the scope of the Advanced Practice Act to ensure the delivery of comprehensive, high quality, individualized care, based upon knowledge and ...
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