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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 $19.43. Hourly wages typically start from $11.32 and go up to $29.43.

Average Embalmer Yearly Salary in the United States

Embalmers earn a median salary of $40,410 per year. Salaries typically start from $23,550 and go up to $61,210.

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Embalmer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Embalmer Earnings

The highest earning Embalmers in the United States earn:

$29.43
an hour
$61,210
per year
Senior Embalmer Earnings

Senior Embalmers in the United States earn:

$24.43
an hour
$50,810
per year
Experienced Embalmer Earnings

Experienced Embalmers in the United States earn:

$19.43
an hour
$40,410
per year
Junior Embalmer Earnings

Junior Embalmers in the United States earn:

$14.35
an hour
$29,850
per year
Starting Embalmer Earnings

Starting Embalmers in the United States earn:

$11.32
an hour
$23,550
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 bottom 58% 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 $32.10 $66,770 # 1
Embalmer Salary in Rhode Island $26.25 $54,590 # 2
Embalmer Salary in Missouri $24.78 $51,550 # 3
Embalmer Salary in Washington $23.64 $49,170 # 4
Embalmer Salary in Arkansas $21.65 $45,040 # 5
Embalmer Salary in Kansas $23.47 $48,830 # 6
Embalmer Salary in California $21.66 $45,060 # 7
Embalmer Salary in Virginia $21.59 $44,910 # 8
Embalmer Salary in Louisiana $18.92 $39,360 # 9
Embalmer Salary in Alabama $18.63 $38,750 # 10
Embalmer Salary in Florida $20.59 $42,830 # 11
Embalmer Salary in Michigan $20.92 $43,520 # 12
Embalmer Salary in Kentucky $17.53 $36,470 # 13
Embalmer Salary in North Carolina $17.74 $36,890 # 14
Embalmer Salary in Tennessee $19.22 $39,980 # 15
Embalmer Salary in South Carolina $19.99 $41,580 # 16
Embalmer Salary in Oklahoma $20.56 $42,770 # 17
Embalmer Salary in Texas $17.93 $37,280 # 18
Embalmer Salary in Illinois $17.00 $35,360 # 19
Embalmer Salary in Colorado $18.64 $38,770 # 20
Embalmer Salary in Georgia $14.65 $30,480 # 21
Embalmer Salary in Indiana $16.46 $34,240 # 22
Embalmer Salary in New York $14.12 $29,370 # 23
Embalmer Salary in Arizona $15.16 $31,540 # 24
Embalmer Salary in Mississippi $14.62 $30,400 # 25
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become an Embalmer

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