Lactation Consultant Salary

A Lactation Consultant earns an average wage of $26.62 per hour. A skill in registered nurse is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,682 - $74,566

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$16.04 - $44.87

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Salary
$38,682 - $74,566  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,454  
Total Pay (?
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$34,511 - $88,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 45
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$16.04 - $44.87  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $1,454  
   
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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$34,511 - $88,333  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | 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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Pay by Experience Level for Lactation Consultant

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Experience Affects Lactation Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Lactation Consultant Salaries

registered nurse
up arrow 20%

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
up arrow 10%

National Average
$56,000

Patient Education
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 45%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 39%
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