Nurse Midwives

7.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
9%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
11.3%
by 2030
WAGES
$111,130
or $53.42 hourly
VOLUME
7,120
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 9% (Totally Safe)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
Finger Dexterity
Manual Dexterity
Originality
Key
very important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Nurse Midwives' job openings is expected to rise 11.3% by 2030
'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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Nurse Midwives' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Nurse Midwives' was $111,130, or $53.42 hourly
'Nurse Midwives' are paid 164.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 7,120 people employed as Nurse Midwives.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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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