Lactation Consultant Salary (United States)

A Lactation Consultant earns an average wage of $26.74 per hour.
Lactation Consultant Total Pay (?
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$33,167 - $76,773
(Median)
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77K
MEDIAN: $59,938
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Lactation Consultant Total Pay (?
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$15.09 - $38.85
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$33,167 - $76,773  
   
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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$31,982 - $80,587  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 179
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.09 - $38.85  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $52.89  
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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$31,982 - $80,587  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 179
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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

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

Experience Affects Lactation Consultant Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$56,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
100%
female alumni
 
Male
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 41%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 39%
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