Labor and delivery nurse

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How much does a Labor and Delivery Nurse make in the United States?

53,534 salaries reported
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Average base salary
$1,800
per week
The average salary for a labor and delivery nurse is $1,800 per week in the United States and $12,500 overtime per year.
Additional compensation
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Overtime
$12,500
per year
Most common benefits
  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Referral program
  • License reimbursement
  • Paid housing
  • Family leave

Where can a Labor and Delivery Nurse earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Labor and Delivery Nurses

Most recommended certification

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earn +7.54% more

The jobs requiring this certification have decrease by 31.12% since 2018. Labor and Delivery Nurses with this certification earn +7.54% more than the average base salary, which is $1,800 per week.

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Top skillsBasic IV
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Most common benefits for Labor and Delivery Nurses

  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Referral program
  • License reimbursement
  • Paid housing
  • Family leave
  • Disability insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dependent care reimbursement
  • Dependent health insurance coverage
  • Life insurance

Salary satisfaction

72%

Based on 72 ratings

72% of Labor and delivery nurses in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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