Average Labor and Delivery Nurse Salary in Virginia

Labor and delivery nurses in Virginia earn an average of $74,763 per year (or $35.95 per hour).

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7% lower than the national average
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Virginia labor and delivery nurses earn 7% 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 Virginia

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $98,465 $47
75th Percentile $84,854 $40
Median $74,977 $36
25th Percentile $60,186 $28

80% of Virginia labor and delivery nurses earn between $57,690 and $98,465.

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

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Adjusted for cost-of-living, Virginia labor and delivery nurses earn about $74,022 per year. Cost-of-living in Virginia is 1% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Virginia for labor and delivery nurses

Richmond, VA $75,016 per year
Norfolk, VA $73,485 per year

Virginia nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where labor and delivery nurses are paid the highest is Richmond, where the average labor and delivery nurses salary is $75,016 and 12,910 registered nurses are currently employed. The Norfolk area comes in second, with a $73,485 average labor and delivery nurse salary and 14,330 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 Virginia?

Renal Nurse $86,265 per year
Radiology Nurse $84,693 per year
Research Nurse $84,348 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $83,312 per year
PACU Nurse $82,431 per year
Infection Control Nurse $82,431 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $81,395 per year
Oncology Nurse $81,089 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $80,514 per year
Nurse Manager $80,514 per year

At a $74,763 average annual salary, labor and delivery nurses in Virginia tend to earn less than renal nurses ($86,265), radiology nurses ($84,693), research nurses ($84,348), clinical informatics nurses ($83,312), PACU nurses ($82,431), infection control nurses ($82,431), quality assurance nurses ($81,395), oncology nurses ($81,089), occupational health nurses ($80,514), and nurse managers ($80,514).

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