Midwife Salary in the United States

How much does a Midwife make in the United States? The average Midwife salary in the United States is $107,529 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $94,077 and $125,717. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$94,077 to $125,717
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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...

Source: Wikipedia (as of 09/06/2019). Read more from Wikipedia

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Job Openings for Midwife
Catholic Health Initiatives - Des Moines , IA
MercyOne Des Moines Midwives is actively looking to hire a Certified Nurse Midwife to provide compassionate, personalized care, in the fastest growing metro city in the Midwest. We offer a ...
PracticeMatch - 7 days ago
Saint Joseph Health System - Mishawaka , Indiana
... midwife service. 10. See client in a reasonable and timely manner. 11. Provides individualized client teaching and counseling utilizing the nurse-midwifery philosophy. 12. Functions as an ...
Neuvoo - 8 days ago
A Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) provides full-scope care in the prenatal, intrapartum, post-partum and triage settings in both inpatient and outpatient settings from low to moderate risk patients in ...
PracticeMatch - 3 days ago
JFK Medical Center - Edison - TeamHealth - Edison , NJ
This position is as a midwife Hospitalist, you will see patients in Triage on Labor and delivery, manage and deliver low-risk obstetric patients, assist on cesarean sections, and help with post ...
Jobble, Inc. - 1 day ago
Source Medical - Washington , Washington
Private practice located in Vancouver WA, just 10 miles north of Portland OR, seeks Women's Health Nurse Practitioner or Certified Midwife for busy practice. Practice currently consists of 4 Board ...
National Association of Physician Recruiters - 6 days ago
* Join 6 skilled surgeons, 2 NPs, a midwife and approximately 60 support staff in a practice that has served the community for 25 years * A modern practice with 3 clinics, a state-of-the-art EMR and a ...
PracticeMatch - 7 days ago
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