Midwifery is a "Bright Outlook" Occupation

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Every Bright Outlook occupation matches at least one of the following criteria:

  • Projected to grow faster than average (employment increase of 10% or more) over the period 2016-2026
  • Projected to have 100,000 or more job openings over the period 2016-2026

The national wages and employment trends for direct-entry midwifery are as follows:

  • Median wages (2016) = $23.47 hourly, $48,820 annual
  • Employment (2016) = 40,000 employees
  • Projected growth (2016-2026) = Faster than average (10% to 14%)
  • Projected job openings (2016-2026) = 2,600

The job placement rate of FSTM graduates is currently 87.5%.