Nurse Midwives | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

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.
2021 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 54.91 29.57 46.17 54.24 62.72 79.89
Alaska 46.17 23.40 36.67 47.73 62.98 63.00
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 46.57 23.40 36.67 47.73 62.98 63.00

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