What They Do:

Nurse midwives “diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process and may provide well-woman gynecological care.”



Nurse midwives must obtain specialized, graduate nursing education.


What They Make:

Nurse midwives earn a mean annual wage of $115,080.


Where They Work:

Nurse midwives may work in hospitals, physician offices, outpatient care centers, college campuses and/or local government.


Career Outlook:

According to U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will a 45% increase in job opportunties between 2019-2029 which is much faster than average. 




Updated February 2021