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Direct Entry Midwifery

14 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
18 Master's Degrees Annually
#110 in Popularity
$85,600 Median Salary

Types of Degrees Direct Entry Midwifery Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many direct entry midwifery graduations there were in 2019-2020 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Undergraduate Certificate 24
Associate Degree 18
Bachelor’s Degree 18
Master’s Degree 12

What Can You Do With a Direct Entry Midwifery Major?

Below is a list of occupations associated with direct entry midwifery:

Job Title Job Growth Rate Median Salary
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners 13.3% $73,960

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Direct Entry Midwifery?

18 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
94% Percent Women
17% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The major attracts more women than men. About 94% of the recent graduates in this field are female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of direct entry midwifery majors is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 14
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

How Much Do Direct Entry Midwifery Majors Make?

Salaries According to BLS

The median salary for someone in a career related to direct entry midwifery is $85,600. This median refers to all degree levels, so the salary for a person with just a bachelor’s degree may be a little less and the one for a person with an advanced degree may be a little more.

To put that into context, according to BLS data from the first quarter of 2020, the typical high school graduate makes between $30,000 and $57,900 a year (25th through 75th percentile). The average person with a bachelor’s degree (any field) makes between $45,600 and $99,000. Advanced degree holders make the most with salaries between $55,600 and $125,400.

Median Salary for a Direct Entry Midwifery Major  85,600
Median Salary for a High School Graduate  ( 30000 to 57900 )
Median Salary for a Bachelor's Degree Holder  ( 45600 to 99000 )
Median Salary for an Advanced Degree Holder  ( 55600 to 125400 )

Online Direct Entry Midwifery Programs

In 2019-2020, 7 schools offered a direct entry midwifery program of some type. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 0 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 0 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 3 0
Associate’s Degree 2 1
Bachelor’s Degree 0 0
Post-Baccalaureate 0 0
Master’s Degree 3 1
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

Is a Degree in Direct Entry Midwifery Worth It?

The median salary for a direct entry midwifery grad is $85,600 per year. This is based on the weighted average of the most common careers associated with the major.

This is 115% more than the average salary for an individual holding a high school degree. This adds up to a gain of about $914,000 after 20 years!


Majors Related to Direct Entry Midwifery

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to direct entry midwifery.

Major Number of Grads
Other Alternative and Complementary Medical Support Services 120


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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