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Nurse Midwives Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of nurse midwives in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare nurse midwives salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Nurse Midwives

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,360
25th Percentile Wage
$86,610
50th Percentile Wage
$100,620
75th Percentile Wage
$120,860
90th Percentile Wage
$143,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse midwives in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) nurse midwives is $143,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $100,620. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid nurse midwives is $66,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nurse midwives in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$100,620
1.01% 10.02%
2016
$99,600
7.37% -
2015
$92,260
-5.19% -
2014
$97,050
3.32% -
2013
$93,830
3.51% -
2012
$90,540
- -

Compare Nurse Midwives Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of nurse midwives in 17 industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for nurse midwives occupations is the outpatient care centers industry with an annual salary $119,700. The lowest paying industry is the home health care services industry (annual salary $74,160). For detailed nurse midwives salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Outpatient Care Centers
$119,700
Hospitals - Local government owned
$117,220
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$117,220
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$112,250
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$107,240
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$106,800
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$106,030
Hospitals - Privately owned
$105,560
Hospitals - State government owned
$105,080
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$105,080
Offices of Physicians
$100,020
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$98,870
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$87,090
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$87,090
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$80,090
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$80,090
Home Health Care Services
$74,160

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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