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Nurse Midwives

Wages & Outlook


Typical Wages   This career pays well above the median wage.

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $57.52
Statewide median: $24.25


This is a very high-wage career. It pays well above the statewide median wage.

Wages for Nurse Midwives *

Area Low Median High
$51.17 $60.35 $68.40
$51.64 $57.52 $64.79
Central Minnesota
$49.30 $52.90 $60.42
Northeast Minnesota
$54.70 $60.48 $66.27
Northwest Minnesota
$57.74 $64.29 $68.52
Southeast Minnesota
$51.60 $53.39 $57.52
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$52.76 $60.42 $68.15

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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In Minnesota, there are 340 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Nurse Midwives most often work?


Current Demand

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This career is currently in very low demand.


Future Demand   This career is projected to grow much faster than average.

This career is seeing very high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 155 new Nurse Midwives to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Nurse Midwives
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 7,300 8,200 800 11.3%
Minnesota 230 258 28 12.2%
Northwest Minnesota 11 11 0 0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 173 197 24 13.9%

Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.