Average Nurse Midwife Salary in Alaska

Nurse midwives in Alaska earn an average of $96,020 per year (or $46.17 per hour).

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15% lower than the national average
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Alaska nurse midwives earn 15% lower than the national average salary for CNMs, at $114,210 (or $54.91 per hour).

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Nurse midwife salary range in Alaska

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $131,050 $63
75th Percentile $131,000 $62
Median $99,270 $47
25th Percentile $76,270 $36

80% of Alaska CNMs earn between $48,670 and $131,050.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse midwife salary in Alaska

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Alaska CNMs earn about $93,042 per year. Cost-of-living in Alaska is 3% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Alaska for nurse midwives

Anchorage, AK $96,870 per year

Alaska nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse midwives are paid the highest is Anchorage, where the average CNMs salary is $96,870 and 60 nurse midwives are currently employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Alaska?

Dental Hygienist $115,510 per year
Nurse Practitioner $113,820 per year
Physical Therapist $101,190 per year
Registered Nurse $97,230 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $67,620 per year
Pharmacy Technician $46,430 per year

At a $96,020 average annual salary, CNMs in Alaska tend to earn less than dental hygienists ($115,510), nurse practitioners ($113,820), physical therapists ($101,190), and registered nurses ($97,230). They tend to earn more than licensed practical nurses ($67,620) and pharmacy technicians ($46,430).

More about nurse midwives

A nurse-midwife is an advanced practice registered nurse who provides care for women throughout the reproductive process from preconception to delivery. Though they specialize in the reproductive process, they are also equipped to handle primary care and other gynecological services for women as well. Nurse-midwives work mostly in hospitals within the United States, but some work in community clinics, birthing clinics, or directly with the patient in their homes.

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