Midwife Salary in Ireland

€45,119
per year
per month
€3,760
per month
per year

Midwife - Average Salary in Ireland

The average salary for a Midwife is €45,119 gross per year (€3,760 gross per month), which is 2% higher than the national average salary in Ireland.
Midwifery Salary Scales: A Registered Staff Midwife can expect a starting salary of €30,009. The highest salaries can exceed €64,863 (excluding allowances).
€30,009
Low
€45,119
Average
€64,863
High
€2,500
Low
€3,760
Average
€5,410
High

Midwife Salary Range

Low
€30,009
Average
€45,119
Senior
€48,736
High
€64,863
Low
€2,500
Average
€3,760
Senior
€4,060
High
€5,410
Among Midwives registered under the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI), New Graduate Midwives tend to have the lowest salaries, while Dual-qualified Midwives, experienced Senior Midwives or a Midwife Manager enjoy the highest salaries.

Midwife - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Midwife Manager€58K/year
+28% 
Senior Enhanced Midwife€51K/year
+12% 
Dual-qualified Midwife€48K/year
+6% 
Newly qualified Staff Midwife (Pre-Registration)€26K/year
 -43%

Midwife - Pay by Experience Level in Ireland

An Entry Level Midwife with less than three years of experience can expect to earn €32,000 gross per year on average. A mid career Midwife with 4-9 years of experience earns an average compensation of €38,000, while a Senior Midwife with 10-20 years of experience makes on average €48,000. Midwives with more than 20 years of experience may earn more than €50,000.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a Midwife

Late Career▲ +11%
Senior▲ +6%
Average Salary€45,119/year
Mid Career▼ -16%
Entry Level▼ -29%

Gender Breakdown

Female
99%
Male
1%

Midwife - Jobs by Location

Midwife - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on salary data collected from Midwife jobs published on Jobted Ireland in the last 12 months and on public data sources (eg. Civil Service salary scales, HSE salary scales).
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Frequently asked questions about the salary of the Midwife

How much does a Midwife make in Ireland?
A Midwife in Ireland earns an average of €45,119 gross per year, which is about €3,760 gross per month. Everything you need to know about the salary of the Midwife updated to 2022.
What is the starting salary for a Midwife in Ireland?
The starting salary of a Midwife in Ireland is around €30,009 gross per year. New Graduate Midwives usually have a lower salary.
What is the highest salary for a Midwife in Ireland?
The highest salary of a Midwife in Ireland can reach and exceed €64,863 gross per year. Dual-qualified Midwives, experienced Senior Midwives or a Midwife Manager usually have the highest salaries.
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