Midwives' Salaries in Oklahoma - OK
Oklahoma Midwife Salary
Midwives are well compensated for their years of training. In fact, the average midwife salary in Oklahoma is $89,000, as reported by Indeed.com. Some major cities do show lower averages. The following salaries are based on recent job postings, and are intended as an approximation only. They are listed in ascending order:
Oklahoma City $79,000
These figures may reflect some bias toward higher education levels, as direct entry midwives are often self-employed or employed by birthing centers. Nationwide, Payscale reports average salaries between about $70,000 and $85,000. Large hospitals and medical centers tend to employ most nurse-midwives in Oklahoma. Among Oklahoma‘s well known medical facilities are Saint Francis Hospital, Oklahoma State University Medical Center, Saint Anthony Hospital. One can find a list of current job postings by conducting a search through online job posting sites. Recent postings include positions available in Oklahoma’s Indian Health Services.
In the years between 2004 and 2007, Oklahoma saw a 10% increase in births attended by midwives. Nationwide, natural birthing, and midwifery, is becoming increasingly popular, so it’s a good time to gain skills in the field.