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Nurse Midwives Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for nurse midwives in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of nurse midwives amongst Washington metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$72,770
25th Percentile Wage
$85,590
50th Percentile Wage
$97,110
75th Percentile Wage
$112,470
90th Percentile Wage
$127,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for nurse midwives in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $127,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,110. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $72,770.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34.97
25th Percentile Wage
$41.15
50th Percentile Wage
$46.69
75th Percentile Wage
$54.07
90th Percentile Wage
$61.45

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for nurse midwives in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $61.45. The median hourly salary is $46.69. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $34.97.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of nurse midwives from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201697,1103.27%7.40%
201593,9301.16%-
201492,8405.05%-
201388,150-2.01%-
201289,920--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of nurse midwives in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of nurse midwives in state of Washington ranges from $94,200 to $114,970. The highest paying area for nurse midwives in Washington is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with a median annual salary of $114,970. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue (mean annual salary $99,970). The lowest paying area is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett with a median annual salary of $94,200.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$114,970
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$99,970
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$94,200


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