Average Nurse Midwife Salary in Washington

Nurse midwives in Washington earn an average of $111,780 per year (or $53.74 per hour).

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2% lower than the national average
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Washington nurse midwives earn 2% lower than the national average salary for CNMs, at $114,210 (or $54.91 per hour).

Nurse midwife salary range in Washington

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $153,070 $73
75th Percentile $128,190 $61
Median $120,160 $57
25th Percentile $96,770 $46

80% of Washington CNMs earn between $60,500 and $153,070.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse midwife salary in Washington

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Washington CNMs earn about $104,078 per year. Cost-of-living in Washington is 7% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Washington for nurse midwives

Vancouver, WA $125,160 per year
Bellevue, WA $124,790 per year

Washington nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where nurse midwives are paid the highest is Vancouver, where the average CNMs salary is $125,160 and 100 nurse midwives are currently employed. The Bellevue area comes in second, with a $124,790 average CNM salary and 0 nurse midwives employed.

How much do similar professions get paid in Washington?

Nurse Anesthetist $244,730 per year
Nurse Practitioner $130,840 per year
Dental Hygienist $106,200 per year
Physical Therapist $97,420 per year
Registered Nurse $95,350 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $63,250 per year
Pharmacy Technician $46,830 per year

At a $111,780 average annual salary, CNMs in Washington tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($244,730) and nurse practitioners ($130,840). They tend to earn more than dental hygienists ($106,200), physical therapists ($97,420), registered nurses ($95,350), licensed practical nurses ($63,250), and pharmacy technicians ($46,830).

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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