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Highest Paying Cities for Nurse Midwives

The top 40 highest paying cities for nurse midwives (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of nurse midwives in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $144,560, Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California is the highest paying city for nurse midwives. It is followed by San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California (average annual salary $137,900). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of nurse midwives in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 40 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Nurse Midwives

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$144,560
70
2 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$137,900
190
3 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$128,910
120
4 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$124,640
130
5 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$116,260
200
6 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$114,970
70
7 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$113,680
240
8 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$110,200
70
9 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$110,200
70
10 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$109,120
420
11 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$108,980
50
12 Stockton, California
$105,660
n/a
13 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$105,540
190
14 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$102,760
260
15 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$100,020
40
16 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$99,970
30
17 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$98,830
240
18 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$98,730
90
19 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$97,950
60
20 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$97,910
70
21 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$97,290
220
22 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$96,860
n/a
23 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$96,640
30
24 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$96,240
50
25 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$96,200
80
26 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$95,890
70
27 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$94,200
50
28 Springfield, Massachusetts
$93,520
40
29 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$92,140
n/a
30 Reading, Pennsylvania
$91,420
30
31 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$89,250
90
32 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$88,520
80
33 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$88,430
30
34 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$85,290
70
35 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$84,710
150
36 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$82,760
330
37 Rochester, New York
$79,710
40
38 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$70,840
n/a
39 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$45,870
110
40 Salt Lake City, Utah
$44,950
n/a
See also: Highest paying industries for nurse midwives.