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 $30 as of April 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $27 and $36. 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. 

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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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Cremation Society of Virginia - Charlottesville , VA
Office Hours M - F, 8:30 AM to 5 PM schedule We are currently looking for a compassionate, hard-working, and self-driven licensed Funeral Director to join our team. Essential Duties and ...
LinkedIn - 6 days ago
Finch & Finch, Inc. Funeral & Cremation Service - Altavista , VA
New Opening - Funeral Director/Embalmer An ideal place to call home, Altavista, Virginia - It's name is a direct reference to the beautiful views our community offers. Nature gave Altavista the ...
LinkedIn - 13 days ago
Covenant Funeral Services - Fredericksburg , VA
Pre-Need Funeral Director * Are you a funeral director who is ready to focus on your personal career development and income growth? * Do you want a flexible schedule and the chance for exceptional ...
ZipRecruiter ATS Jobs for ZipSearch/ZipAlerts - 79 days ago
SCI - Falls Church , VA
Learns how a Funeral Director implements choices made by the families/legal representative regarding the funeral, final disposition of the body and memorialization of the individual. Interacts with ... - 80 days ago
SCI - Harrisonburg , VA
The Funeral Services Assistant duties must be performed consistent with company mission and values ... Prepares documents related to services, cremations, maintenance, as directed by management - 43 days ago
SCI Shared Resources, LLC - Lynchburg , VA
As the licensed Funeral Director, responsible for the compliance with all mortuary, health, and vital statistics regulation compliance within the funeral establishment(s).**JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
JobCase - 29 days ago
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These charts show the average hourly wage (core compensation), as well as the average total hourly cash compensation for the job of Funeral Director in the United States. The average hourly rate for Funeral Director ranges from $27 to $36 with the average hourly pay of $30. The total hourly cash compensation, which includes base and short-term incentives, can vary anywhere from $27 to $37 with the average total hourly cash compensation of $31.

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