How much does a Labor and Delivery Nurse make in the United States? The average Labor and Delivery Nurse salary in the United States is $73,700 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $67,100 and $83,400. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Tips on Utilizing Alcohol to Sterilize Your Working Place

25% $67,100 10% $61,091 90% $92,231 75% $83,400 $73,700 50%(Median) View your Salary
Change Search Criteria
Check out Labor and Delivery Nurse jobs in Virginia

Labor and Delivery RN - Registered Nurse

Supplemental Health Care - Arlington, VA

NIGHTS RN Labor and Delivery

Resiliency LLC - Arlington, VA

Travel Nurse - L/D RN - Elkins, WV

General Healthcare Resources - Travel Nursing - Arlington, VA

Travel Nurse - L/D RN - Key West, FL

General Healthcare Resources - Travel Nursing - Arlington, VA

Job Description

The Labor and Delivery Nurse assists physicians with examinations, labor and delivery, operates and monitors medical equipment, and records relevant statistics, including time of birth. Provides professional nursing care to assigned OB/GYN patients. Being a Labor and Delivery Nurse observes patient's condition, records observations in patient medical record, and updates attending physician directly when necessary. Provides immediate and comprehensive care to mothers and newborns during antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods. In addition, Labor and Delivery Nurse may administer medications and IV solutions as necessary. Requires graduation from an approved nursing program. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Typically requires Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification. Requires a state license to practice. Labor and Delivery Nurse's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020

Job Openings for Labor and Delivery Nurse
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?'s CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Labor and Delivery Nurse, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation


Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Labor and Delivery Nurse in the United States. The base salary for Labor and Delivery Nurse ranges from $67,100 to $83,400 with the average base salary of $73,700. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $67,200 to $83,500 with the average total cash compensation of $73,700.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.



Step 3 of 3

How much should you be paid?

View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Recently searched related titles: Postpartum Nurse

Salary estimation for Labor and Delivery Nurse at companies like : BRIGHT HORIZONS FAMILY SOLUTIONS INC., FONAR CORP, QUORUM HEALTH CORP

Jobs with a similar salary range to Labor and Delivery Nurse : RN Preceptor, Digital Project Manager, Assoc. Product Manager