How much does a Lactation Consultant make in the United States? The average Lactation Consultant salary in the United States is $85,737 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $76,373 and $96,148. 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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25% $76,373 10% $67,847 90% $105,628 75% $96,148 $85,737 50%(Median)
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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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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