Lactation Consultant Salary in United States

To get your salary data, use the search bar below or browse by job, city, or state.
loading...

Job title is required

loading...

Job location is required.

Average Salary for Lactation Consultant in United States

The average salary of a(n) Lactation Consultant in United States is $78,884.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Lactation Consultant in United States is $37.92.

The average bonus of a(n) Lactation Consultant in United States is $1,325.00.

Job 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). Provides instruction, written information, and demonstration of the use of various types of breast pumps and other devices. Schedules outpatient visits and provides consultation for breast feeding problems following discharge. Documents nursing interventions, patient response, effectiveness, and complications. Prepares equipment and educates patient and family in proper use. Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents. Documents treatments and assessments in the patient's medical record. May conduct breast-feeding education classes to the community. Less

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... More

How helpful is this page?

Are you a(n) Lactation Consultant?

Get a more personalized salary report now. Get Report

Average Salaries for Similar Jobs in United States

Job Openings by Indeed job search

Results for Lactation Consultant in United States

LACTATION CONSULTANT (PART TIME) - Mount Pleasant, SC

East Cooper Medical Center

Competently performs unit specific duties as assigned Certification as a Lactation Consultant. Under the direction of the Department Director, performs a...

View job on Indeed.com

Lactation Consultant - Silver Spring, MD

Armed Forces Services Corporation

Lactation Consultant Qualifications:. Lactation Board-Certified Lactation Consultant with at least five (5) years lactation consultant experience....

View job on Indeed.com

Breastfeeding Counsel/Trainer (7 PM - 7AM) - Houston, TX

Harris Health System

Completed a Lactation training (e.g., Consultant or Educator) program. Lactation Consultant/Educator or higher....

View job on Indeed.com

Lactation Consultant - Tampa, FL

Champions for Children, Inc.

Provides expert care in lactation management in accordance with the International Lactation Consultant Association and Standards of Practice for International...

View job on Indeed.com

Lactation Consultant - Charlotte, NC

Novant Health

Location: Charlotte, NC Job Summary : The team member's number one job responsibility is to deliver the most remarkable patient experience, in every dimension

View job on Indeed.com

Discover How Much You
Should Be Paid

Work in Compensation or HR?    x