Average Nurse Midwife Salary in Seattle

Nurse midwives in Seattle earn an average of $124,790 per year (or $60.00 per hour).

United States
Seattle, WA
9% higher than the national average
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Seattle nurse midwives earn 9% higher than the national average salary for CNMs, at $114,210 (or $54.91 per hour).

Nurse midwife salary range in Seattle, WA

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $147,200 $70
75th Percentile $143,190 $68
Median $121,470 $58
25th Percentile $120,160 $57

80% of Seattle CNMs earn between $85,650 and $147,200.

Cost-of-living adjusted nurse midwife salary in Seattle

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Seattle, WA

Adjusted for cost-of-living, Seattle CNMs earn about $111,419 per year. Cost-of-living in Seattle is 12% 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

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.

How much do similar professions get paid in Seattle, WA?

Nurse Anesthetist $239,110 per year
Nurse Practitioner $137,830 per year
Dental Hygienist $111,600 per year
Physical Therapist $101,490 per year
Registered Nurse $99,310 per year
Licensed Practical Nurse $66,380 per year
Pharmacy Technician $48,850 per year

At a $124,790 average annual salary, CNMs in Seattle tend to earn less than nurse anesthetists ($239,110) and nurse practitioners ($137,830). They tend to earn more than dental hygienists ($111,600), physical therapists ($101,490), registered nurses ($99,310), licensed practical nurses ($66,380), and pharmacy technicians ($48,850).

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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