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Lactation Consultant in the United States

How much does a Lactation Consultant earn in the United States? The average Lactation Consultant salary in the United States is $80,792 as of December 01, 2018, but the range typically falls between $71,970 and $90,604. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Responsible for identifying and correcting lactation problems. May plan and lead breastfeeding classes for expecting mothers. Advises physicians and healthcare providers on lactation problems experien

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    Lactation Consultant


    Associate's Degree

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