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7 High-Paying Nursing Jobs

7 High-Paying Nursing Jobs

Megan Malugani | Monster Contributing Writer

Certified Nurse Midwife

Median Salary: $89,975
Typical Requirements: RN program followed by midwifery program for either certification or a master’s degree

Certified nurse midwives (CNMs) attend an estimated 300,000 births per year in settings ranging from hospitals to homes, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. But CNMs do more than deliver babies. They also provide a wide range of care to female patients, including family-planning education, gynecological exams, and prenatal and postnatal care. In hospitals, CNMs often work closely with OB/GYNs. While the educational requirements vary by state, all CNMs will be required to hold a master’s degree (such as a master of science in nursing) by 2010.

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    mikeh81

    over 2 years ago

    2 comments

    Again this depends on which State you are working, because that's about what nurses makes in New York and California

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    jldelaney

    over 2 years ago

    12 comments

    LMAO! I've been a charge nurse on an Oncology unit for 3 years and only grossed $45,000 this year. NOT accurate!

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    alphamale

    almost 5 years ago

    82 comments

    Best job in nursing.

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