Average Labor and Delivery Nurse Salary in Missouri

Labor and delivery nurses in Missouri earn an average of $70,969 per year (or $34.12 per hour).

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12% lower than the national average
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Missouri labor and delivery nurses earn 12% lower than the national average salary for labor and delivery nurses, at $80,731 (or $38.81 per hour).

Labor and delivery nurse salary range in Missouri

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $99,131 $47
75th Percentile $81,082 $38
Median $64,824 $31
25th Percentile $62,374 $29

80% of Missouri labor and delivery nurses earn between $49,570 and $99,131.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Missouri labor and delivery nurses earn about $76,723 per year. Cost-of-living in Missouri is 7% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Missouri for labor and delivery nurses

St. Louis, MO $73,953 per year
Springfield, MO $64,436 per year

Missouri nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where labor and delivery nurses are paid the highest is St. Louis, where the average labor and delivery nurses salary is $73,953 and 31,620 registered nurses are currently employed. The Springfield area comes in second, with a $64,436 average labor and delivery nurse salary and 5,980 registered nurses 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 Missouri?

Oncology Nurse $77,120 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $75,700 per year
Blood Management Nurse $75,700 per year
Correctional Care Nurse $75,700 per year
Orthopedics Nurse $75,700 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $74,754 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $73,808 per year
Nurse Manager $72,861 per year
Infection Control Nurse $72,861 per year
PACU Nurse $72,861 per year

At a $70,969 average annual salary, labor and delivery nurses in Missouri tend to earn less than oncology nurses ($77,120), aesthetic nurses ($75,700), blood management nurses ($75,700), correctional care nurses ($75,700), orthopedics nurses ($75,700), occupational health nurses ($74,754), quality assurance nurses ($73,808), nurse managers ($72,861), infection control nurses ($72,861), and PACU nurses ($72,861).

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