Average Nurse Midwife Salary in New Mexico

Nurse midwives in New Mexico earn an average of $107,600 per year (or $51.73 per hour).

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5% lower than the national average
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New Mexico nurse midwives earn 5% 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 New Mexico

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $126,780 $60
75th Percentile $121,200 $58
Median $101,200 $48
25th Percentile $99,040 $47

80% of New Mexico CNMs earn between $79,010 and $126,780.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, New Mexico CNMs earn about $117,467 per year. Cost-of-living in New Mexico 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 New Mexico for nurse midwives

Albuquerque, NM $106,090 per year

New Mexico nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse midwives are paid the highest is Albuquerque, where the average CNMs salary is $106,090 and 90 nurse midwives are currently employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in New Mexico?

Nurse Anesthetist $164,900 per year
Nurse Practitioner $118,480 per year
Physical Therapist $98,580 per year
Dental Hygienist $84,480 per year
Registered Nurse $77,590 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $56,040 per year
Pharmacy Technician $37,690 per year

At a $107,600 average annual salary, CNMs in New Mexico tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($164,900) and nurse practitioners ($118,480). They tend to earn more than physical therapists ($98,580), dental hygienists ($84,480), registered nurses ($77,590), licensed practical nurses ($56,040), and pharmacy technicians ($37,690).

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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