Average Labor and Delivery Nurse Salary in Pennsylvania

Labor and delivery nurses in Pennsylvania earn an average of $77,853 per year (or $37.43 per hour).

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3% lower than the national average
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Pennsylvania labor and delivery nurses earn 3% 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 Pennsylvania

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $101,086 $48
75th Percentile $83,610 $40
Median $78,816 $37
25th Percentile $64,003 $30

80% of Pennsylvania labor and delivery nurses earn between $61,094 and $101,086.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Pennsylvania labor and delivery nurses earn about $79,768 per year. Cost-of-living in Pennsylvania is 2% lower than the national average, meaning they face lower prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Pennsylvania for labor and delivery nurses

Philadelphia, PA $83,856 per year
Bethlehem, PA $78,068 per year
Harrisburg, PA $76,941 per year
Pittsburgh, PA $74,954 per year
Hazleton, PA $72,219 per year

Pennsylvania nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where labor and delivery nurses are paid the highest is Philadelphia, where the average labor and delivery nurses salary is $83,856 and 73,510 registered nurses are currently employed. The Bethlehem area comes in second, with a $78,068 average labor and delivery nurse salary and 9,930 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 Pennsylvania?

Occupational Health Nurse $88,975 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $86,640 per year
PACU Nurse $84,341 per year
Ambulatory Nurse $83,878 per year
Cath Lab Nurse $83,868 per year
Pulmonary Care Nurse $83,414 per year
Blood Management Nurse $83,414 per year
Research Nurse $81,560 per year
Mother Baby Nurse $81,560 per year
Correctional Care Nurse $81,560 per year

At a $77,853 average annual salary, labor and delivery nurses in Pennsylvania tend to earn less than occupational health nurses ($88,975), aesthetic nurses ($86,640), PACU nurses ($84,341), ambulatory nurses ($83,878), cath lab nurses ($83,868), pulmonary care nurses ($83,414), blood management nurses ($83,414), research nurses ($81,560), mother baby nurses ($81,560), and correctional care nurses ($81,560).

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