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Lactation Consultant RN Salary

How much does a Lactation Consultant RN make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Lactation Consultant RN

$78,622 (USD)/yr

$38 (USD)/hr

$1,321 (USD)/yr

$77,614 (USD)/yr

$37 (USD)/hr

$1,321 (USD)/yr

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).
The average lactation consultant rn salary in United States is $78,622 or an equivalent hourly rate of $38. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,321. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$55,829 (USD)

$97,341 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$91,145 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Lactation Consultant RN will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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