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Nurse Midwives in Kentucky

Considering a career as a Nurse Midwife in Kentucky?

14.3% Jobs Projection
$99,000 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Nurse Midwives Work in Kentucky?

100 people worked as Nurse Midwives in 2018 in this state.

There were 120 Nurse Midwives employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 110 Nurse Midwives working in it, which means Kentucky has fewer Nurse Midwives than average.


Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Nurse Midwives in this state are growing at a rate of 14.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 20.0%.


Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 160 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 Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Nurse Midwives ranged from $83,320 to $133,780 with $99,000 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $40.06 to $64.32. The median hourly rate was $47.6.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $45.59 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.01.

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


Top Kentucky 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
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 40 $107,300

Top States for Nurse Midwives Employment

The table below shows the states 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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