How much does a Lactation Consultant make in the United States? The average Lactation Consultant salary in the United States is $88,946 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $79,223 and $99,745. 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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Job Description for Lactation Consultant

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 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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