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Nurse Midwives in New Jersey

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13.6% Jobs Projection
$112,740 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Nurse Midwives in New Jersey are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Nurse Midwives in New Jersey is growing faster than average.

  • Nurse Midwives in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Nurse Midwives Work in New Jersey?

In 2018, there were 180 Nurse Midwives working in the state.

There were 210 Nurse Midwives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 110 Nurse Midwives working in it, which means New Jersey has more Nurse Midwives than average.


Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Nurse Midwives in this state are growing at a rate of 13.6% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 20.0%.


New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Nurse Midwives job openings in New Jersey, and 250 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 500 annual jobs and 7,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Nurse Midwives Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Nurse Midwives ranged from $84,820 to $135,460 with $112,740 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $40.78 to $65.13. The median hourly rate was $54.2.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $53.99 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.21.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New Jersey Metros for Nurse Midwives

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Nurse Midwives.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 400 $113,200
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 150 $99,800
Trenton, NJ 40 $111,730

Top States for Nurse Midwives Employment

View the list below to see where most Nurse Midwives work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 700 $142,410
New York 450 $111,940
Georgia 370 $98,680
Florida 330 $93,880
Pennsylvania 320 $97,450
Minnesota 270 $108,480
Massachusetts 250 $118,640
Michigan 240 $99,490
Ohio 200 $103,210
Illinois 200 $101,260
Oregon 190 $109,740
New Jersey 180 $112,740
Virginia 170 $95,010
North Carolina 170 $101,080
Colorado 120 $110,240
New Mexico 110 $105,500
Washington 100 $101,800
Kentucky 100 $99,000
Arizona 100 $108,720
Utah 80 $108,770

Below are the states where Nurse Midwives get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
California $142,410
Massachusetts $118,640
New Jersey $112,740
New York $111,940
Connecticut $111,160
Colorado $110,240
Indiana $110,150
Wisconsin $110,120
Oregon $109,740
Rhode Island $109,550

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