Average Nurse Midwife Salary in North Carolina

Nurse midwives in North Carolina earn an average of $102,960 per year (or $49.50 per hour).

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9% lower than the national average
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North Carolina nurse midwives earn 9% lower than the national average salary for CNMs, at $114,210 (or $54.91 per hour).

Nurse midwife salary range in North Carolina

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $130,630 $62
75th Percentile $121,530 $58
Median $99,340 $47
25th Percentile $78,970 $37

80% of North Carolina CNMs earn between $74,100 and $130,630.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse midwife salary in North Carolina

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, North Carolina CNMs earn about $112,156 per year. Cost-of-living in North Carolina is 8% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in North Carolina for nurse midwives

Charlotte, NC $121,400 per year
Chapel Hill, NC $100,710 per year
Raleigh, NC $90,810 per year

North Carolina nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse midwives are paid the highest is Charlotte, where the average CNMs salary is $121,400 and 50 nurse midwives are currently employed. The Chapel Hill area comes in second, with a $100,710 average CNM salary and 40 nurse midwives employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in North Carolina?

Nurse Anesthetist $206,450 per year
Nurse Practitioner $112,730 per year
Physical Therapist $86,890 per year
Dental Hygienist $72,500 per year
Registered Nurse $71,200 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $49,210 per year
Pharmacy Technician $34,780 per year

At a $102,960 average annual salary, CNMs in North Carolina tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($206,450) and nurse practitioners ($112,730). They tend to earn more than physical therapists ($86,890), dental hygienists ($72,500), registered nurses ($71,200), licensed practical nurses ($49,210), and pharmacy technicians ($34,780).

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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