Midwife Salary

The average salary for a Midwife in the UK is:


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Provide Antenatal, Intrapartum and Postnatal care to mother, baby and immediate family.

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Midwife Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £17,500.

The average salary in 2009 was £22,839, based on 20 respondents (a difference of 31% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £24,409, based on 33 respondents (a difference of 7% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £23,226, based on 27 respondents (a difference of -5% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £33,000, based on 8 respondents (a difference of 42% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Midwife based on all salary survey responses is: £25,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Midwife is £13.84.

Assorted Midwife Salary Information

£30,000South East22-April-22
£23,500Yorkshire and North East23-April-18
£26,300North West9-August-16
£25,749Yorkshire and North East10-October-14
£30,000North West16-July-14
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Midwife salary data

Midwife Salary By UK Region

£28,904South West
£24,625South East
£28,000Northern Ireland
£27,000North West
£17,000Yorkshire and North East

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Midwife, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £20,767 for a worker in their 20s, £27,136 (30s), £32,120 (40s) and £32,120 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Midwife is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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