Nurse-midwives are registered nurses with advanced training who assist in family planning, pregnancy, and childbirth. They also provide routine health care for women. Nurse-midwives work in hospitals, with physicians in private practice, in freestanding birth centers or well-woman care centers, in women's clinics, and even in the homes of clients.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Biology
  • Health
  • Psychology
  • Interpersonal
  • Organizational
  • Scientific
Personality Traits
  • Helpful
  • Realistic
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification Required