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Nurse Midwives Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for nurse midwives in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse midwives amongst Kentucky areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Nurse Midwives in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$76,590
25th Percentile Wage
$85,840
50th Percentile Wage
$94,820
75th Percentile Wage
$104,710
90th Percentile Wage
$125,400

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse midwives in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $125,400. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $76,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of nurse midwives from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,820
4.95% 10.74%
2016
$90,130
-3.15% -
2015
$92,970
3.93% -
2014
$89,320
0.17% -
2013
$89,170
5.08% -
2012
$84,640
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Nurse Midwives in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse midwives in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse midwives in state of Kentucky ranges from $85,290 to $96,110. The highest paying area for nurse midwives in Kentucky is Louisville-Jefferson County with a median annual salary of $96,110. The lowest paying area is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $85,290.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Louisville-Jefferson County
$96,110
Lexington-Fayette
$85,290




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