What Are The Training Requirements for Nurse Midwives?

Nurse midwives need a master's degree.

Degrees for Nurse midwives
Typical education of 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

What Is the Employment Outlook for Nurse Midwives?

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.

This career includes 5,000 people in the United States.

How Much Do Nurse Midwives Make?

On average, nurse midwives make $49.23 per hour or $102,390 per year in the United States.

What Is the Typical Hourly Income for Nurse Midwives?

Hourly income for Nurse midwives in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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

What Is the Typical Annual Salary for Nurse Midwives?

Annual salary for Nurse midwives in the United States compared with other, similar careers.
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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