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Nurse Midwives

in Massachusetts

Diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. May provide well-woman gynecological care. Must have specialized, graduate nursing education.

Occupation Projection for Nurse Midwives

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
291161  Nurse Midwives 295 322 27 9.15 % 18 Master's degree 

Nurse Midwives Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Health Care and Social Assistance    290  99 % 320  99 % 30  9 % $119,720
Hospitals    150  51 % 160  49 % 10  7 % $123,250
Ambulatory Health Care Services    140  48 % 160  49 % 20  12 % $116,040
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
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