How much does a Lactation Consultant make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Lactation Consultant in the United States is $40 as of July 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $36 and $45. Hourly rate 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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Lactation Consultant is responsible for identifying and correcting lactation problems. May plan and lead breastfeeding classes for expecting mothers. Being a Lactation Consultant advises physicians and healthcare providers on lactation problems experienced by patients. Requires an associate degree and is certified as a registered nurse. Additionally, Lactation Consultant typically reports to a supervisor and/or manager. Lactation Consultant's years of experience requirement may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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