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Nurse Midwives in Illinois

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15.2% Jobs Projection
$101,260 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nurse Midwives Work in Illinois?

There were approximately 200 workers employed as Nurse Midwives in this state in 2018.

There were 230 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 Illinois has more Nurse Midwives than average.


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Nurse Midwives in this state are growing at a rate of 15.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 20.0%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 530 total jobs in 2026 for Nurse Midwives in this state.

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

What do Nurse Midwives Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Nurse Midwives ranged from $81,660 to $130,270 with $101,260 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $39.26 to $62.63. The median hourly rate was $48.68.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $41.32 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $7.36.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 150 $102,330
St. Louis, MO-IL 40 $92,390

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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