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Lactation Consultant RN Salary

$78,847 (USD)

Average Salary

$38/hr

Average Hourly

$1,325

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a Lactation Consultant RN is $78,847 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Lactation Consultant RN is between $55,988 and $97,619. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Lactation Consultant RN. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Consults with and instructs new mothers in basic breast-feeding routines and techniques.
  • Develops, implements, and educates patients, families, and staff on proper breast feeding techniques and lactation.
  • Provides support and problem solving to patients experiencing feeding difficulty with infants.
  • Requires a valid license as a Registered Nurse and is typically certified by the International Board of Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC).
Lactation Consultant RN Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Registered Nurses

Job family population: 2,951,960

Estimated population of Lactation Consultant RN jobs: 2,730,888

Rate of error: 0.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$91,405
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Lactation Consultant RN Job Listings for United States

Lactation Consultant - PT rotating (RN)
Nov 1
Raleigh, NC, USA
WakeMed
Registered Nurse Required - And International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Required - Within 1 Year of Hire Hours of Work: varies--days, evenings, nights Weekend Requirements: As Needed Call ...
Lactation Consultant Registered Nurse
Oct 31
Augusta, United States
Doctors Hospital of Augusta
We are searching for a Registered Nurse for a Lactation Consultant on our Women's center. Essential Core Functions: * Position Summary: Provide professional consultation with breastfeeding mothers, a ...
Registered Nurse Lactation Specialist PRN
Nov 6
Arlington, United States
Medical City Arlington
PRN/Per Diem Registered Nurse RN Lactation Specialist PRN as Needed The Lactation Specialist/Consultant will provide our patients and their families with proper education and training related to ...
Travel Registered Nurse RN Postpartum - Harbor City
Dec 3
Santa Ana, CA, USA
One Staff Medical
... lactation consultant to assist with breastfeeding. Experience Requirements: Minimum 1 year of ... Registered Nurse RN Postpartum California state Healthcare Provider license or willing to obtain ...
Travel Registered Nurse RN Post Partum - El Paso
Nov 28
Houston, TX, USA
One Staff Medical
... lactation consultant to assist with breastfeeding. Experience Requirements: Minimum 1 year of ... RN Post Partum Texas state Healthcare Provider license or willing to obtain This position may ...

The average pay for a Lactation Consultant RN is $78,847 a year and $38 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Lactation Consultant RN is between $55,988 and $97,619. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Lactation Consultant RN. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Lactation Consultant - PT rotating (RN)
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Registered Nurse Required - And International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Required - Within 1 Year of Hire Hours of Work: varies--days, evenings, nights Weekend Requirements: As Needed Call ...
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We are searching for a Registered Nurse for a Lactation Consultant on our Women's center. Essential Core Functions: * Position Summary: Provide professional consultation with breastfeeding mothers, a ...
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