Average Nurse Midwife Salary in New Jersey

Nurse midwives in New Jersey earn an average of $109,400 per year (or $52.60 per hour).

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4% lower than the national average
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New Jersey nurse midwives earn 4% lower than the national average salary for CNMs, at $114,210 (or $54.91 per hour).

Nurse midwife salary range in New Jersey

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $153,070 $73
75th Percentile $128,660 $61
Median $101,750 $48
25th Percentile $84,200 $40

80% of New Jersey CNMs earn between $78,480 and $153,070.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse midwife salary in New Jersey

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, New Jersey CNMs earn about $98,381 per year. Cost-of-living in New Jersey is 11% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in New Jersey for nurse midwives

Jersey City, NJ $128,970 per year
Camden, NJ $116,510 per year

New Jersey nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse midwives are paid the highest is Jersey City, where the average CNMs salary is $128,970 and 400 nurse midwives are currently employed. The Camden area comes in second, with a $116,510 average CNM salary and 160 nurse midwives employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in New Jersey?

Nurse Anesthetist $263,850 per year
Nurse Practitioner $137,010 per year
Physical Therapist $100,740 per year
Registered Nurse $89,690 per year
Dental Hygienist $88,150 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $58,590 per year
Pharmacy Technician $37,160 per year

At a $109,400 average annual salary, CNMs in New Jersey tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($263,850) and nurse practitioners ($137,010). They tend to earn more than physical therapists ($100,740), registered nurses ($89,690), dental hygienists ($88,150), licensed practical nurses ($58,590), and pharmacy technicians ($37,160).

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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