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How much does an Embalmer make in the United States?

Average Embalmer Hourly Wage in the United States

Embalmers earn a median hourly wage of $20.06. Hourly wages typically start from $11.58 and go up to $29.05.

Average Embalmer Yearly Salary in the United States

Embalmers earn a median salary of $41,720 per year. Salaries typically start from $24,080 and go up to $60,430.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Embalmer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Embalmer Earnings

The highest earning Embalmers in the United States earn:

$29.05
an hour
$60,430
per year
Senior Embalmer Earnings

Senior Embalmers in the United States earn:

$24.55
an hour
$51,070
per year
Experienced Embalmer Earnings

Experienced Embalmers in the United States earn:

$20.06
an hour
$41,720
per year
Junior Embalmer Earnings

Junior Embalmers in the United States earn:

$15.33
an hour
$31,890
per year
Starting Embalmer Earnings

Starting Embalmers in the United States earn:

$11.58
an hour
$24,080
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Embalmer salary comparison

Embalmers earn less than 95% percent of Science careers. Embalmer salaries are in the top 57% of all careers in the United States.

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Historical salary for Embalmers in the United States

Embalmer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Embalmer Salary in Connecticut $32.17 $66,920 # 1
Embalmer Salary in Minnesota $26.86 $55,870 # 2
Embalmer Salary in Rhode Island $26.00 $54,090 # 3
Embalmer Salary in North Carolina $22.55 $46,900 # 4
Embalmer Salary in California $23.32 $48,500 # 5
Embalmer Salary in Kansas $22.94 $47,720 # 6
Embalmer Salary in South Carolina $22.34 $46,460 # 7
Embalmer Salary in Alabama $20.61 $42,860 # 8
Embalmer Salary in Oklahoma $21.34 $44,400 # 9
Embalmer Salary in Arkansas $20.01 $41,630 # 10
Embalmer Salary in Tennessee $20.32 $42,260 # 11
Embalmer Salary in Hawaii $20.54 $42,720 # 12
Embalmer Salary in Louisiana $19.40 $40,340 # 13
Embalmer Salary in Florida $20.23 $42,070 # 14
Embalmer Salary in Texas $18.63 $38,750 # 15
Embalmer Salary in Virginia $20.80 $43,260 # 16
Embalmer Salary in Missouri $18.07 $37,580 # 17
Embalmer Salary in Kentucky $14.39 $29,930 # 18
Embalmer Salary in Georgia $16.60 $34,530 # 19
Embalmer Salary in Indiana $14.98 $31,160 # 20
Embalmer Salary in Arizona $14.37 $29,880 # 21
Embalmer Salary in Colorado $11.56 $24,040 # 22
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become an Embalmer

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  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good embalmer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    A certificate or associates degree is required to be an Embalmer.

  3. Get Hired

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