Career Profile

Nurse Midwives

Education Master's degree
This is the typical education required for an entry-level position.
Earnings $81,900
This is the typical median salary earned for an entry-level position.

Nurse Midwives diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team.

General Information

Diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. May provide well-woman gynecological care. Must have specialized, graduate nursing education.

Nurse Midwives

Occupational Outlook

For the Rural Capital Area

1

Job Opportunities

Over the next five years, an average of 1 openings per year are projected for Nurse Midwives.

+19.1%

Employment Change

Employment for Nurse Midwives is forecasted to increase significantly more than the regional average by 19.1% between 2022 and 2027.

$39.35

Earnings Potential

An average worker in this occupation is paid $39.35/hour. Entry level workers are paid $18.74, while experienced workers are paid $49.66. The median wage is significantly above average regional wages across occupations.

Local Employment Opportunities

There are 11 Nurse Midwives in the RCA region. By 2027 this number could reach 13.

Top 5 Employing Industries, Locally

The top industries employing Nurse Midwives are Offices of Physicians, Offices of Other Health Practitioners, and General Medical and Surgical Hospitals.

Knowledge Areas

The top most significant knowledge categories for Nurse Midwives include Medicine and Dentistry, Psychology, and English Language.

Educational Attainment Patterns

The most common level of education for Nurse Midwives is Postgraduate degree. 99% of people employed in these roles have some form of college degree.

Sources: BLS   JobsEQ®   ONET