Lactation Consultant Salary (United States)

A Lactation Consultant earns an average wage of $26.49 per hour.
Lactation Consultant Total Pay (?
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$32,717 - $74,656
(Median)
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59K
69K
MEDIAN: $59,184
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Lactation Consultant Total Pay (?
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$14.62 - $37.68
(Median)
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26
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38
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$32,717 - $74,656  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,004  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,422 - $78,196  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 182
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $37.68  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,004  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,422 - $78,196  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 182
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Job Description for Lactation Consultant
  • Assist patients having breastfeeding problems.
  • Select and oversee breastfeeding supplies and accessories for sale and rental.
  • Design, instruct and assess classes for staff, pregnant and new breastfeeding mothers.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Lactation Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$56,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%
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Gender
Female
100%
female alumni
 
Male
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 40%
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