Funeral Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Funeral Director make in the United States? The average Funeral Director salary in the United States is $57,187 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $49,057 and $67,591. Salary ranges 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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$49,057 to $67,591
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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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Job Openings for Funeral Director
Direct hire opportunity for Licensed Regional Funeral Director Position is housed in Temple, TX Salary $105k + Bonus, relocation assistance, and mileage reimbursement. Company Description Our team of ...
ZipRecruiter - Today
Legacy Funeral Group - Eunice , LA
Funeral assistants are under the immediate and direct supervision of the funeral director in charge and/or the funeral home location manager. * This is a part-time position Essential Functions and ...
ZipRecruiter - 9 days ago
Cameron Craig Group - San Francisco , CA
This position has no direct reports. Department: Sales Supervisor: SVP Sales Exemption: Exempt ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Call on self-insured union groups & Taft-Hartley Funds ...
Cameron Craig Group - 2 days ago
Varsity Technologies -
... direct future strategies for continued growth. This person will be responsible for expanding this team as the company grows. The right candidate will also possess the following competencies and ...
LinkedIn - 3 days ago
Vangst - Los Angeles , CA
The Sales Manager will drive direct sales, conduct demos, and staff events in L.A., and manage the SoCal sales team consisting of 6 Sales Reps. An understanding of the cannabis industry and the ...
Vangst - 7 days ago
Vallejo Hills Retirement Community -
Know how to plan inside and outside events to promote leads in the senior living industry. * Assist Executive Director to achieve growth with in the community * Ability to close sales * Travel ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Funeral Director in the United States. The base salary for Funeral Director ranges from $49,057 to $67,591 with the average base salary of $57,187. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $49,641 to $68,997 with the average total cash compensation of $57,999.

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