Average Base Pay
53.75% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Nurse Midwives role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $53,710. A Nurse Midwives candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $79,340. A person in a mid-career Nurse Midwives role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $111,810 a year. Nurse Midwives with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $123,810. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Nurse Midwives role’s annual salary averages $131,040 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Nurse Midwives position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $111,810 higher than the national average for Nurse Midwives positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Nurse Midwives roles that can advance both internally and with another company.