Average Nurse Midwife Salary in Virginia

Nurse midwives in Virginia earn an average of $106,610 per year (or $51.26 per hour).

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6% lower than the national average
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Virginia 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 Virginia

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $140,690 $67
75th Percentile $127,370 $61
Median $99,640 $47
25th Percentile $77,690 $37

80% of Virginia CNMs earn between $66,060 and $140,690.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse midwife salary in Virginia

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Virginia CNMs earn about $105,554 per year. Cost-of-living in Virginia is 1% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Virginia for nurse midwives

Alexandria, VA $112,400 per year
Richmond, VA $88,100 per year

Virginia nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse midwives are paid the highest is Alexandria, where the average CNMs salary is $112,400 and 200 nurse midwives are currently employed. The Richmond area comes in second, with a $88,100 average CNM salary and 40 nurse midwives employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Virginia?

Nurse Anesthetist $203,600 per year
Nurse Practitioner $112,320 per year
Physical Therapist $94,370 per year
Dental Hygienist $83,150 per year
Registered Nurse $76,680 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $48,430 per year
Pharmacy Technician $36,340 per year

At a $106,610 average annual salary, CNMs in Virginia tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($203,600) and nurse practitioners ($112,320). They tend to earn more than physical therapists ($94,370), dental hygienists ($83,150), registered nurses ($76,680), licensed practical nurses ($48,430), and pharmacy technicians ($36,340).

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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