Nurse Midwives Salary

nurse-midwives-salary-chart.jpgNurse midwives typically coordinate and diagnose all aspects of the process of birthing. They work as part of a healthcare team or on their own. Special graduate nursing education is required.

Salary

The average annual salary of nurse midwives is $91,070. The bottom 10% earns at most $62,480 while the top 10% earns at least $119,690 yearly. The median salary is $89,600 yearly.

The top industries for employment are offices of physicians (2,060 employed, $93,500 average); general medical and surgical hospitals (1,580 employed, $92,990); and outpatient care centers (660 employed, $96,750). The top paying industry is home health care services, paying $104,240 on average (60 employed).

The top three paying industries are Minnesota ($116,420 average), California ($113,070), and Wisconsin ($111,480).

Job Outlook

The job outlook of nurse midwives is expected to increase by 29% between 2012 and 2022, which is much faster than average.

Nurse Midwives Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alaska $76,240 $91,590 $131,260 $95,640
Arizona $78,020 $106,660 $133,240 $103,980
California $80,400 $124,480 $162,600 $120,450
Colorado $63,200 $95,300 $118,400 $91,480
Connecticut $79,370 $93,770 $113,490 $93,210
Delaware $40,500 $59,330 $97,610 $64,810
Florida $45,630 $86,710 $111,250 $83,080
Georgia $48,420 $91,060 $115,550 $89,130
Hawaii $80,950 $100,600 $118,130 $98,390
Illinois $63,830 $90,140 $119,410 $89,300
Indiana $63,350 $83,410 $108,660 $82,050
Iowa $49,020 $95,330 $126,030 $94,440
Kentucky $73,470 $89,170 $112,730 $89,020
Maine $72,190 $95,330 $115,230 $93,200
Maryland $75,490 $104,970 $120,140 $100,680
Massachusetts $81,050 $107,220 $143,570 $106,780
Michigan $79,360 $98,850 $118,910 $97,670
Minnesota $55,170 $102,070 $140,540 $100,400
Missouri $52,920 $86,160 $112,840 $82,990
New Hampshire $82,490 $107,480 $167,480 $112,530
New Jersey $80,570 $102,560 $120,200 $101,440
New Mexico $75,340 $98,040 $116,930 $95,660
New York $73,810 $98,960 $122,350 $97,750
North Carolina $67,390 $85,720 $105,740 $85,460
North Dakota $80,180 $105,860 $144,690 $107,220
Ohio $60,270 $89,390 $116,930 $88,620
Oklahoma $27,510 $48,330 $107,440 $61,960
Oregon $85,480 $106,810 $122,350 $105,500
Pennsylvania $50,380 $82,380 $110,170 $79,730
South Carolina $51,920 $83,130 $114,650 $82,010
Tennessee $57,290 $75,220 $116,470 $82,890
Texas $70,270 $97,090 $119,590 $97,970
Utah $41,460 $80,620 $94,050 $81,180
Vermont $77,440 $94,430 $116,160 $94,370
Virginia $38,590 $65,140 $95,890 $65,020
Washington $64,010 $88,150 $145,590 $102,270
West Virginia $47,510 $83,910 $115,140 $82,730
Wisconsin $63,050 $93,880 $116,210 $91,030