Midwives' Salaries in North Carolina - NC
North Carolina Midwife Salary
Salaries for midwives in North Carolina vary according to factors such as geographic location, experience, type of practice, and hours worked per week. Certified nurse-midwives in North Carolina receive payment through private insurance, Medicaid, and TRICARE, the health care program for the U.S. Military, previously known as CHAMPUS (Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services).
CNMs practice throughout the state, including cities such as Charlotte in the southwest, Durham and Raleigh in the central region, Asheville and Hickory in the west, and Greenville in the east. According to information provided by midwives practicing in the state to the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), slightly more than 14% (approximately 12,000) of all births in the state were attended by certified nurse-midwives in 2004. North Carolina is the tenth largest state in the United States and continues to grow at a faster pace than most of the country. Due to its temperate climate and beautiful natural landscape, it is an attractive and enjoyable place to live. As it continues to grow, the demand for certified nurse-midwives will rise as well.
According to Indeed.com, average annual salaries for nurse-midwives in the largest North Carolina cities range from $79,000 in Greensboro to $93,000 in Raleigh-Durham and Cary.