Training Requirements for Nurse Midwives

Nurse midwives need a master's degree.

Degrees for Nurse midwives
Percent
Less than High School 0.0
High School 0.0
Some College 0.0
Associates Degree 0.0
Bachelors Degree 7.1
Masters Degree 79.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 13.9

Employment Outlook for Nurse Midwives

This represents about 5,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 1,000 more nurse midwives but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 2,000 more.

Typical Income for Nurse Midwives

Hourly Income

On average,nurse midwives make $49.23 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Nurse midwives $32.05 $41.23 $47.97 $57.54 $68.52
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $15.59 $21.80 $30.49 $43.83 $64.87
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $23.60 $28.74 $37.49 $53.60 $84.62
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, nurse midwives make $102,390 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Nurse midwives $66,660 $85,750 $99,770 $119,690 $142,510
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations $32,430 $45,330 $63,420 $91,180 $134,930
Health diagnosing and treating practitioners $49,090 $59,780 $77,980 $111,480 $176,020
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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