Lactation Consultant Salaries

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Alternate Job Titles: Lactation Consultant, Lactation Specialist, Lactation Staff Nurse, Staff Nurse - RN - Lactation

What is the average annual salary for Lactation Consultant?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Lactation Consultant may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Lactation Consultant in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Lactation Consultant in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Lactation Consultant in the United States is $73,793 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Lactation Consultant in the United States are expected to make less than $73,793.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $73,793
  • 10%$58,809
  • 25%$65,950
  • 75%$82,354
  • 90%$90,148

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Job Description for Lactation Consultant

Responsible for identifying and correcting lactation problems. May plan and lead breastfeeding classes for expecting mothers. Advises physicians and healthcare providers on lactation problems experienced by patients. Requires an associate's degree and is certified as a registered nurse with 2-4 years of clinical experience. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor and/or manager. View Lactation Consultant job description

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