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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
$74,210
25th Percentile Wage
$89,890
50th Percentile Wage
$115,240
75th Percentile Wage
$152,560
90th Percentile Wage
$190,240

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 $190,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $115,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid nurse midwives is $74,210.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$115,240
0.16% 21.70%
2016
$115,050
1.98% -
2015
$112,770
19.99% -
2012
$90,230
- -

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

The average salaries of nurse midwives in five 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 local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $120,570. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $94,920). For detailed nurse midwives salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$120,570
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$117,550
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$115,240
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$110,260
State government, including schools and hospitals
$94,920

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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