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Lactation Consultant Salaries in Ohio - OH

Ohio is the seventh most populous state in the United States, with an estimated population of more than 11 million residents. Ohio also boasts several large metropolitan cities as well as many excellent hospitals and health care facilities. Lactation consultants in Ohio can expect to earn a good salary. The average salary for lactation consultants in Ohio depends on various factors, including the experience and education of the consultant and the location and type of facility in which they work. Many lactation consultants work in large hospital settings as part of the maternal/child health unit. Other consultants work for governmental entities such as the Women Infant Children program (WIC) or are in private practice.

Regardless of where they work, lactation consultants have an important role in promoting the health of new mothers and newborn babies. They are highly trained professionals who care deeply about the well being of their clients. Many lactation consultants are also registered nurses, registered dietitians, or certified midwives, which is likely to increase the amount of their salary. Large cities such as Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati have both more opportunities for employment and higher salaries than might be found in smaller communities.

Below is a list of average salary information for lactation consultants in Ohio by city (including the surrounding metropolitan area) in order of decreasing population:

Columbus - $69,000
Cleveland - $70,000
Cincinnati - $69,000
Toledo - $70,000
Akron - $56,000
Dayton - $70,000
Canton - $61,000
Youngstown - $55,000
Springfield - $71,000
Mansfield - $53,000


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