Average Nurse Midwife Salary in Colorado

Nurse midwives in Colorado earn an average of $122,620 per year (or $58.95 per hour).

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7% higher than the national average
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Colorado nurse midwives earn 7% higher than the national average salary for CNMs, at $114,210 (or $54.91 per hour).

Nurse midwife salary range in Colorado

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $129,790 $62
75th Percentile $128,690 $61
Median $128,690 $61
25th Percentile $121,470 $58

80% of Colorado CNMs earn between $99,330 and $129,790.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse midwife salary in Colorado

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Colorado CNMs earn about $119,164 per year. Cost-of-living in Colorado is 2% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Colorado for nurse midwives

Aurora, CO $123,480 per year

Colorado nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse midwives are paid the highest is Aurora, where the average CNMs salary is $123,480 and 160 nurse midwives are currently employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Colorado?

Nurse Anesthetist $175,760 per year
Nurse Practitioner $112,580 per year
Physical Therapist $89,870 per year
Dental Hygienist $87,140 per year
Registered Nurse $80,670 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $55,360 per year
Pharmacy Technician $40,550 per year

At a $122,620 average annual salary, CNMs in Colorado tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($175,760). They tend to earn more than nurse practitioners ($112,580), physical therapists ($89,870), dental hygienists ($87,140), registered nurses ($80,670), licensed practical nurses ($55,360), and pharmacy technicians ($40,550).

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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