Average Labor and Delivery Nurse Salary in Washington

Labor and delivery nurses in Washington earn an average of $97,794 per year (or $47.02 per hour).

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21% higher than the national average
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Washington labor and delivery nurses earn 21% higher 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 Washington

Annual Salary Hourly Wage
90th Percentile $130,584 $62
75th Percentile $105,856 $50
Median $99,466 $47
25th Percentile $79,979 $38

80% of Washington labor and delivery nurses earn between $75,969 and $130,584.

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

Cost-Of-Living Adjusted
Overall Average

Adjusted for cost-of-living, Washington labor and delivery nurses earn about $91,056 per year. Cost-of-living in Washington is 7% higher than the national average, meaning they face higher prices for food, housing, and transportation compared to other states.

Highest paying cities in Washington for labor and delivery nurses

Seattle, WA $101,856 per year

Washington nursing salaries vary from region to region across the state. The area where labor and delivery nurses are paid the highest is Seattle, where the average labor and delivery nurses salary is $101,856 and 35,070 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
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
Arizona $82,571 per year

How much do other nurses get paid in Washington?

Cath Lab Nurse $103,662 per year
Float Pool Nurse $103,662 per year
Quality Assurance Nurse $103,173 per year
Occupational Health Nurse $101,882 per year
Primary Care Nurse $101,706 per year
Infectious Disease Nurse $101,706 per year
Infection Control Nurse $101,706 per year
Nurse Manager $101,217 per year
Clinical Informatics Nurse $100,239 per year
Aesthetic Nurse $99,750 per year

At a $97,794 average annual salary, labor and delivery nurses in Washington tend to earn less than cath lab nurses ($103,662), float pool nurses ($103,662), quality assurance nurses ($103,173), occupational health nurses ($101,882), primary care nurses ($101,706), infectious disease nurses ($101,706), infection control nurses ($101,706), nurse managers ($101,217), clinical informatics nurses ($100,239), and aesthetic nurses ($99,750).

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