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What is the average salary for a Funeral Director?

The average salary of a Funeral Director is $51,720. Salaries start from $26,480 and go up to $80,300. Please note that the average salary for a Funeral Director may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $80,300
Starting ($26.5k)
Junior ($35.8k)
Experienced ($47.1k)
Senior ($62.3k)
Highest ($80.3k)
Highest

The top 10% of Funeral Directors in United States earn:

$80,300
Senior

The top 25% of Funeral Directors in United States earn:

$62,310
Experienced

The middle 50% of Funeral Directors in United States earn:

$47,100
Junior

The bottom 25% of Funeral Directors in United States earn:

$35,780
Starting

The bottom 10% of Funeral Directors in United States earn:

$26,480

Historical salary

Funeral Director salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Illinois 74,980 1
Maryland 68,010 2
New Jersey 66,480 3
Nebraska 66,460 4
Wisconsin 65,720 5
Rhode Island 65,620 6
Montana 61,820 7
Connecticut 61,480 8
Delaware 60,400 9
New Hampshire 59,770 10
Oklahoma 59,380 11
Minnesota 58,340 12
Michigan 58,040 13
South Dakota 56,740 14
Nevada 53,920 15
Iowa 53,620 16
Oregon 53,580 17
Florida 53,250 18
Virginia 53,020 19
New York 52,730 20
Utah 52,190 21
United States 51,720 22
Vermont 51,510 23
Massachusetts 51,470 24
Idaho 50,770 25
Ohio 50,380 26
Maine 50,230 27
California 49,900 28
Texas 49,450 29
Pennsylvania 49,210 30
North Carolina 48,800 31
West Virginia 48,110 32
Arizona 47,150 33
Wyoming 46,920 34
New Mexico 46,640 35
Missouri 46,340 36
Colorado 45,860 37
Tennessee 45,500 38
Georgia 44,850 39
Kentucky 44,000 40
Washington 42,920 41
Indiana 42,730 42
South Carolina 41,310 43
Alabama 40,170 44
Hawaii 39,940 45
Kansas 38,690 46
North Dakota 38,410 47
Louisiana 37,940 48
Arkansas 37,610 49
Mississippi 36,970 50

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