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Highest Paying Industries for Nurse Midwives

The top 22 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $108,230, general medical and surgical hospitals - local government owned is the highest paying industry for nurse midwives. It is followed by hospitals - local government owned industry (average annual salary $108,230). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of nurse midwives in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 22 Highest Paying Industries for Nurse Midwives

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$108,230
210
2 Hospitals - Local government owned
$108,230
210
3 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$106,410
230
4 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$104,230
1,500
5 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$103,730
1,250
6 Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$103,650
1,560
7 Hospitals - Privately owned
$103,040
1,310
8 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$102,570
n/a
9 Outpatient Care Centers
$99,940
600
10 General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$98,410
40
11 Hospitals - State government owned
$98,410
40
12 Health Care and Social Assistance
$97,050
4,920
13 Educational Services - Privately owned
$96,110
30
14 Offices of Physicians
$94,780
2,370
15 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$94,340
50
16 Ambulatory Health Care Services
$94,160
3,340
17 Educational Services
$91,390
60
18 State government, including schools and hospitals
$90,850
n/a
19 Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$85,900
n/a
20 Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$85,900
n/a
21 Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$81,680
360
22 Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$81,680
360
See also: Highest paying cities for nurse midwives.