Nurse-Midwifery Careers

Careers in Nurse-Midwifery

State law requires a certified nurse midwife to be an active registered nurse and hold an advanced nursing degree. While a CNM may practice in the same capacity as many other advanced nursing professionals, their focus is typically on the treatment of women.

  • Acute Care for Women
  • Women Primary Care
  • Neo Natal
  • Antepartum, Intrapartum, and Postpartum Issues
  • Non-Surgical Gynecological Care
  • Women’s Health
  • Child Birth and Delivery Issues
  • Reproductive Health
  • Puberty and Menopause
  • Consultation and Education

As a Certified Nurse Midwife you can expect to earn a salary in the following range, according to data compiled in April 2009 at This is just an estimate and actual compensation will depend on many factors such as experience, location, and type of practice.

25th Percentile: $81,557
Median: $89,337
75th Percentile: $96,097


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