Funeral Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Funeral Director make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Funeral Director in the United States is $27 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $24 and $32. Hourly rate 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Funeral Director?

A Funeral Director, also known as an undertaker (British English) or mortician (American English), is a professional involved in the business of funeral rites. These tasks often entail the embalming and burial or cremation of the dead, as well as the arrangements for the funeral ceremony (although not the directing and conducting of the funeral itself unless clergy are not present). Funeral directors may at times be asked to perform tasks such as dressing (in garments usually suitable for daily wear), casketing (placing the human body in the coffin), and cossetting (applying any sort of cosmet...

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Job Openings for Funeral Director
Legacy Funeral Group - Clovis , NM
When you join the Steed-Todd Funeral Home & Crematory, you are not only joining our organization ... The successful candidate will be expected to direct and lead all personnel and ensure that the ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
Funeral Directors Life - Las Vegas , NV
ABOUT THE ROLE With Funeral Directors Life, you will be positioned for a successful career in prepaid funeral sales: · Leads are provided from a variety of sources · Your earning potential is up to ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
Funeral Directors Life - Abilene , Texas
Funeral Directors Life is a prepaid funeral insurance provider serving families all over the nation through a network of client funeral homes. We were founded in 1981 by four West Texas funeral ...
Neuvoo - 7 days ago
Foundation Partners Group - Boise , ID
We look for the most innovative leaders in the funeral and cemetery industry who have a passion for ... The Area Sales Director will report directly to the VP of National Sales and oversee all pre-need ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Harrison-Ross Mortuary - Los Angeles , CA
We are actively seeking a Funeral Service Director. You will perform a variety of tasks during the funeral, such as transporting and placing casket in chapel prior to service and conduct entire ...
ZipRecruiter - 8 days ago
Through their membership, they offer funeral merchandise at locked in, wholesale prices. That ... Direct Access to the Vice President, President, and CEO * Available 24/7 to talk and motivated to ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago