Average Labor and Delivery Nurse Salary in Kentucky

Labor and delivery nurses in Kentucky earn an average of $65,221 per year (or $31.36 per hour).

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19% lower than the national average
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Kentucky labor and delivery nurses earn 19% lower than the national average salary for labor and delivery nurses, at $80,731 (or $38.81 per hour).

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Labor and delivery nurse salary range in Kentucky

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $79,912 $38
75th Percentile $74,695 $35
Median $60,586 $29
25th Percentile $57,832 $27

80% of Kentucky labor and delivery nurses earn between $46,545 and $79,912.

Cost-of-living adjusted labor and delivery nurse salary in Kentucky

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Kentucky labor and delivery nurses earn about $72,630 per year. Cost-of-living in Kentucky is 10% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Kentucky for labor and delivery nurses

Jeffersontown, KY $67,888 per year

Kentucky nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where labor and delivery nurses are paid the highest is Jeffersontown, where the average labor and delivery nurses salary is $67,888 and 15,200 registered nurses are currently employed.

Labor and delivery nurses salaries in other states

California $123,414 per year
Oregon $100,526 per year
Massachusetts $87,353 per year
Washington $97,794 per year
New York $93,320 per year
Nevada $92,921 per year
New Jersey $93,766 per year
Connecticut $93,737 per year
Minnesota $86,110 per year
Maryland $84,813 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Kentucky?

Trauma Nurse $87,641 per year
Renal Nurse $79,264 per year
OR Nurse $75,025 per year
Dialysis Nurse $74,393 per year
ICU Nurse $74,271 per year
Oncology Nurse $73,374 per year
Correctional Care Nurse $73,038 per year
Ambulatory Nurse $71,081 per year
Cardiac Care Nurse $70,419 per year
PACU Nurse $70,419 per year

At a $65,221 average annual salary, labor and delivery nurses in Kentucky tend to earn less than trauma nurses ($87,641), renal nurses ($79,264), OR nurses ($75,025), dialysis nurses ($74,393), ICU nurses ($74,271), oncology nurses ($73,374), correctional care nurses ($73,038), ambulatory nurses ($71,081), cardiac care nurses ($70,419), and PACU nurses ($70,419).

More about labor and delivery nurses

A labor and delivery nurse works with women before, during and after delivery. They help to educate parents about their new child. Their actual job description varies depending on the hospital's location and size.

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Data sources: rn salary data, cost of living data, proprietary data from Incredible Health