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or $54.24 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Assisting and Caring for Others (98)
Social Perceptiveness (78)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (51)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Nurse Midwives' job openings is expected to rise 7.5% by 2031
'Nurse Midwives' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Nurse Midwives' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Nurse Midwives' was $112,830, or $54.24 hourly
'Nurse Midwives' are paid 146.6% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as nurse midwives?
As of 2021 there were 7,750 people employed as Nurse Midwives within the United States.
This represents around 0.006% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 18 thousand people are employed as Nurse Midwives.
Diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. May provide well-woman gynecological care. Must have specialized, graduate nursing education.
SOC Code: 29-1161.00
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