Average Nurse Midwife Salary in Delaware

Nurse midwives in Delaware earn an average of $106,730 per year (or $51.31 per hour).

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6% lower than the national average
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Delaware nurse midwives earn 6% lower than the national average salary for CNMs, at $114,210 (or $54.91 per hour).

Nurse midwife salary range in Delaware

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $131,510 $63
75th Percentile $127,110 $61
Median $104,060 $50
25th Percentile $91,600 $44

80% of Delaware CNMs earn between $76,960 and $131,510.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse midwife salary in Delaware

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Delaware CNMs earn about $109,019 per year. Cost-of-living in Delaware is 2% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Delaware for nurse midwives

Wilmington, DE $116,510 per year

Delaware nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse midwives are paid the highest is Wilmington, where the average CNMs salary is $116,510 and 160 nurse midwives are currently employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Delaware?

Nurse Practitioner $116,230 per year
Physical Therapist $100,490 per year
Dental Hygienist $86,280 per year
Registered Nurse $77,760 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $53,920 per year
Pharmacy Technician $35,210 per year

At a $106,730 average annual salary, CNMs in Delaware tend to earn less than nurse practitioners ($116,230). They tend to earn more than physical therapists ($100,490), dental hygienists ($86,280), registered nurses ($77,760), licensed practical nurses ($53,920), and pharmacy technicians ($35,210).

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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