How much does a Midwife make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Midwife in the United States is $54 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $48 and $64. Hourly rate 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. 

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What is a Midwife?

A Midwife traditionally is not a physician or doctor and is not required to have the medical education—such as medical school and residency—that is necessary to become a physician or doctor. Rather, education and training for a Midwife equips them to recognise the variations of normal progress of labor, and understand how to deal with deviations from normal. They may intervene in high risk situations such as breech births, twin births and births where the baby is in a posterior position, using non-invasive techniques. When a pregnant woman requires care beyond the Midwife's scope of practi...

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Women's Health of Central Virginia - Lynchburg , VA
With 10 physicians, 1 nurse practitioner, and 1 certified midwife, Women's Health of Central Virginia has the support you need to begin a great career in a thriving community of medical professionals
LinkedIn - 56 days ago
Global Staffing, LLC - Richmond , VA
Nurse Midwife * Nurse Practitioner * Occupational Health Nurse * Occupational Health and Safety Specialist * Occupational Therapist * Office Nurse * Oncology Nurse * Operating Room Nurse * Optician
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 37 days ago
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Midwife in the United States. The average hourly rate for Midwife ranges from $48 to $64 with the average hourly pay of $54. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $49 to $65 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $56.

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