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Nurse-Midwives

Overview

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.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Much Faster than the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Realistic

Technical

Career Ladder
Certified Nurse-Midwife Administrator

Certified Nurse-Midwife

Certified Professional Midwife

Licensed Practical Nurse

Nursing Assistant

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