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Nurse Midwives (29-1161)

Diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. May provide well-woman gynecological care. Must have specialized, graduate nursing education.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 108 119 10.19 2 4 7
United States 6500 7600 0.0 100 200 500
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is moderate with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 55.55 32.55 44.03 53.43 65.84 86.43
Alaska 44.75 23.33 31.83 43.55 58.17 68.83

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.