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Lactation Consultant Salary

A Lactation Consultant earns an average wage of $26.74 per hour.
$37,814 - $73,688
(Median)
$38K
$59K
$74K
MEDIAN: $59,228
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90%

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$15.56 - $39.39
(Median)
$16
$27
$39
MEDIAN: $26.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$37,814 - $73,688  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $970  
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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$32,902 - $80,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.56 - $39.39  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $970  
   
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).
)
$32,902 - $80,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 149
United States (change)

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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Pay by Experience Level for Lactation Consultant

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

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Experience Affects Lactation Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 36%