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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
$66,450
25th Percentile Wage
$85,610
50th Percentile Wage
$99,600
75th Percentile Wage
$119,500
90th Percentile Wage
$141,920

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 $141,920. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $99,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid nurse midwives is $66,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nurse midwives in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201699,6007.37%9.10%
201592,260-5.19%-
201497,0503.32%-
201393,8303.51%-
201290,540--

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

The average salaries of nurse midwives in 16 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 general medical and surgical hospitals - local government owned industry with an annual salary $114,020. The lowest paying industry is the offices of all other health practitioners industry (annual salary $85,330). For detailed nurse midwives salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$114,020
Hospitals - Local government owned
$114,020
Outpatient Care Centers
$109,780
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$104,600
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$104,580
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$104,060
Hospitals - Privately owned
$104,050
Home Health Care Services
$101,320
Offices of Physicians
$99,760
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$98,000
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$93,070
Hospitals - State government owned
$93,070
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$89,490
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$89,490
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$85,330
Offices of All Other Health Practitioners
$85,330

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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