Average Labor and Delivery Nurse Salary in New Mexico

Labor and delivery nurses in New Mexico earn an average of $86,105 per year (or $41.40 per hour).

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New Mexico labor and delivery nurses earn 6% higher 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 New Mexico

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $109,487 $52
75th Percentile $88,491 $42
Median $86,937 $41
25th Percentile $70,446 $33

80% of New Mexico labor and delivery nurses earn between $66,940 and $109,487.

Cost-of-living adjusted labor and delivery nurse salary in New Mexico

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, New Mexico labor and delivery nurses earn about $94,001 per year. Cost-of-living in New Mexico is 8% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in New Mexico for labor and delivery nurses

Albuquerque, NM $88,302 per year

New Mexico nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where labor and delivery nurses are paid the highest is Albuquerque, where the average labor and delivery nurses salary is $88,302 and 9,740 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 New Mexico?

Pediatric Nurse $86,318 per year
Primary Care Nurse $85,494 per year
Ambulatory Nurse $82,497 per year
Nurse Educator $82,439 per year
Mother Baby Nurse $82,429 per year
Case Management Nurse $77,590 per year
Nurse Manager $77,590 per year
PCU Nurse $77,590 per year
Infusion Nurse $77,590 per year
PACU Nurse $77,590 per year

At a $86,105 average annual salary, labor and delivery nurses in New Mexico tend to earn less than pediatric nurses ($86,318). They tend to earn more than primary care nurses ($85,494), ambulatory nurses ($82,497), nurse educators ($82,439), mother baby nurses ($82,429), case management nurses ($77,590), nurse managers ($77,590), PCU nurses ($77,590), infusion nurses ($77,590), and PACU nurses ($77,590).

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