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 $28 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $24 and $33. 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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Service Corporation International - Falls Church , VA
Apprentice, Funeral Director experience as required by state/provincial law * 2 years directly related experience preferred Certification/Licenses * Must meet all licensing requirements required by ...
Service Corporation International - 14 days ago
Cremation Society of Virginia - Henrico , VA
We are currently looking for a compassionate and self-driven licensed Funeral Director to join our team. Certified a * Great Place to Work since 2017, *we provide our team members a Work/Life Balance ...
ZipRecruiter - 15 days ago
"Are you a funeral director who is ready to connect with families through preneed? Do you want a flexible schedule that works for you, and the chance for exceptional earning potential? Are you ready ...
ZipRecruiter - 40 days ago
Service Corporation International - Sandston , VA
Collaborates and teams with funeral directors, location managers, and other members of funeral home and or cemetery staff, to provide seamless, high quality service * Thoroughly and completely ...
Service Corporation International - 2 days ago
Neptune Cremation Service - Virginia Beach , VA
A valid state Funeral Director licensure is required * High level of compassion and integrity * Problem-solving skills * Ability to multi-task and set priorities What are you waiting for? If this ...
ZipRecruiter - 27 days ago
Residential Design Services - Manassas , VA
Prioritizing DIRECT REPORTS None REPORTS TO: Division Manager EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE * Associates Degree * Minimum of 5 years prior administrative and data entry experience and/or equivalent ...
ZipRecruiter - 49 days ago
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