Average Lactation Consultant Hourly Pay

$30.61
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$976
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The average hourly pay for a Lactation Consultant is $30.61.
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$17.99
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What Do Lactation Consultants Do?

Job Satisfaction for Lactation Consultant

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What Are Popular Skills for Lactation Consultants?

Skills in Clinical Assessment, Clinical Education and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Patient Counseling and Patient Education.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Lactation Consultants?

An entry-level Lactation Consultant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.31 based on 20 salaries. An early career Lactation Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.95 based on 144 salaries. A mid-career Lactation Consultant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29.51 based on 117 salaries. An experienced Lactation Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $32.99 based on 104 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $39.
Employees with Lactation Consultant in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 33.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Fort Worth, Texas (21.7% more) and Houston, Texas (5.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Gillette, Wyoming (35.9% less), Cincinnati, Ohio (25.0% less) and Los Angeles, California (8.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 470 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.3%
Early Career
30.6%
Mid Career
24.9%
Experienced
22.1%
Late Career
18.1%