Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Lactation Consultant is $32.50
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Lactation Consultants?
An early career Lactation Consultant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $28.00 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Lactation Consultant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41.49 based on 8 salaries.
What Do Lactation Consultants Do?
Lactation consultants provide information and advice to parents and others on breastfeeding and lactation. Often, they work with parents to advise them on how to successfully breastfeed their baby; this includes troubleshooting issues related to breastfeeding that these parents are currently facing such as latching issues, low milk production and breast pain. Lactation consultants also provide information on subjects such as the use of breast pumps and how to transition from home to work. …Read more