Benchmark Salary Information

  • The number of Nurse Midwives currently employed in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is 60.
  • Nurse Midwives in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis earn an average of $131,580 per year or $63.26 per hour.
  • The percentage of Wisconsin Nurse Midwives who work in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is 100%.
  • The percentage of U.S. Nurse Midwives who work in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is 1%.

Rankings for Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis

  • Ranks #1 in Wisconsin for salary and #2 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #1 in Wisconsin for the number of nurses employed.
  • Ranks #7 in the nation for salary and #153 when adjusted for cost-of-living.
  • Ranks #21 in the nation for the number of nurses employed.

Compared to Wisconsin

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Nurse Midwives earn an average of $131,580 or $63.26 per hour which is 12% more than the Wisconsin average salary of $117,170.

AverageMilwaukee-Waukesha-West AllisWisconsin% Difference
Hourly Wage$63.26$56.3312.30%
Annual Salary$131,580$117,17012.30%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Compared to the U.S.

Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Nurse Midwives earn an average of $131,580 or $63.26 per hour which is 15% more than the U.S. average salary of $114,210.

AverageMilwaukee-Waukesha-West AllisU.S.%
Hourly Wage$63.26$54.9115.21%
Annual Salary$131,580$114,21015.21%
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Adjusted for Cost-of-Living

When adjusted for cost-of-living, Nurse Midwives in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis earns an average annual salary of $137,163 which compares to the Wisconsin average annual salary of $117,170. per year.

Cost-of-living in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is 4% less than the Wisconsin average, which means Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis residents have an overall less cost for food, housing, utilities and transportation compared to Wisconsin average.

  • Wisconsin average salary is $117,170.
  • Wisconsin cost-of-living adjusted salary is $125,732.
  • Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis average salary is $131,580.
  • Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis cost-of-living adjusted salary is $137,163.
LocationAverage Annual WageCost of LivingAdjusted COL Wage
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis$131,58095.93%$137,163
Wisconsin$117,17093.19%$125,732
U.S.$114,210$114,210
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Ranges for Education and Experience

In Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, 50% of Nurse Midwives earn between $99,340 and $167,750 a year, depending on factors such as level of education, experience, location and place of employment.

About 10% of Nurse Midwives earn more than $171,960, which is a rate for highly skilled, experienced and educated Nurse Midwives.

Approximately 10% of Nurse Midwives earn under $99,170, a rate generally reserved for less experienced or entry level Nurse Midwives.

PercentExperienceEmployedAnnual Salary
10%Less than a Year6Under $99,170
15%2 – 4 years9$99,170 – $99,340
25%5 – 9 years15$99,340 – $127,110
25%10 – 14 years15$127,110 – $167,750
15%15 – 20 years9$127,110 – $171,960
10%20+ years6Above $171,960
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

Salary Compared to Related Professions

With an average annual salary of $131,580, Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Nurse Midwives tend to earn less than Nurse Anesthetists ($236,640).

However, Nurse Midwives tend to earn more than Nursing Assistants ($34,290), LPNs ($52,890), Nursing Instructors ($77,770), Registered Nurses ($78,180), and Nurse Practitioners ($116,730).

TitleAnnual Salary
Nurse Anesthetists$236,640
Nurse Midwives$131,580
Nurse Practitioners$116,730
Registered Nurses$78,180
Nursing Instructors $77,770
LPNs$52,890
Nursing Assistants$34,290
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and U.S. Department of Commerce – 2022*

FAQ for Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Nurse Midwives

The number of Nurse Midwives currently employed in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis is 60.

Nurse Midwives earn an average of $131,580 per year or $63.26 per hour in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis.

When adjusted for Cost of Living in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Nurse Midwives earn an average of $137,163 per year or $66 per hour.

The types of nurses that are paid the highest annual salary in Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis are Nurse Anesthetists($236,640), Nurse Midwives($131,580), Nurse Practitioners($116,730).


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