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Nurse Midwives Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of nurse midwives in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare nurse midwives salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Nurse Midwives

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$77,570
25th Percentile Wage
$92,560
50th Percentile Wage
$115,050
75th Percentile Wage
$152,360
90th Percentile Wage
$188,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse midwives in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $188,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $115,050. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid nurse midwives is $77,570.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016115,0501.98%21.57%
2015112,77019.99%-
201290,230--

Compare Nurse Midwives Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of nurse midwives in four industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal, state, and local government (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $115,050. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $93,120). For detailed nurse midwives salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$115,050
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$114,890
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$105,950
State government, including schools and hospitals
$93,120

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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