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What is the average salary for Funeral Directors in the United States?

Funeral Directors earn an average hourly wage of $25.06. Hourly wages typically start from $12.46 and go up to $40.16. Funeral Directors earn an average salary of $52,130 per year. Salaries typically start from $25,910 and go up to $83,520.

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

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Highest

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

$40.16 an hour $83,520 per year
Senior

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

$30.19 an hour $62,790 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Funeral Directors in the United States earn:

$22.72 an hour $47,250 per year
Junior

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

$17.01 an hour $35,390 per year
Starting

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

$12.46 an hour $25,910 per year

Historical salary for Funeral Directors in the United States

Funeral Director salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Funeral Director Salary in Delaware $34.12 $70,970 # 1
Funeral Director Salary in Illinois $33.91 $70,530 # 2
Funeral Director Salary in New Jersey $33.80 $70,310 # 3
Funeral Director Salary in Rhode Island $33.74 $70,190 # 4
Funeral Director Salary in Nebraska $29.57 $61,510 # 5
Funeral Director Salary in Virginia $29.30 $60,950 # 6
Funeral Director Salary in Wisconsin $29.17 $60,670 # 7
Funeral Director Salary in Minnesota $29.04 $60,400 # 8
Funeral Director Salary in South Dakota $28.56 $59,410 # 9
Funeral Director Salary in Maryland $28.50 $59,290 # 10
Funeral Director Salary in Connecticut $27.86 $57,960 # 11
Funeral Director Salary in Iowa $27.58 $57,370 # 12
Funeral Director Salary in North Carolina $27.48 $57,170 # 13
Funeral Director Salary in Montana $27.30 $56,790 # 14
Funeral Director Salary in Michigan $26.17 $54,430 # 15
Funeral Director Salary in Massachusetts $25.92 $53,920 # 16
Funeral Director Salary in Vermont $25.80 $53,660 # 17
Funeral Director Salary in Florida $25.74 $53,540 # 18
Funeral Director Salary in Oklahoma $25.71 $53,470 # 19
Funeral Director Salary in Maine $25.58 $53,210 # 20
Funeral Director Salary in New Hampshire $25.54 $53,120 # 21
Funeral Director Salary in New York $25.26 $52,540 # 22
Funeral Director Salary in Wyoming $25.01 $52,020 # 23
Funeral Director Salary in Ohio $24.83 $51,650 # 24
Funeral Director Salary in Kansas $24.76 $51,500 # 25
Funeral Director Salary in Arizona $24.37 $50,680 # 26
Funeral Director Salary in Tennessee $24.24 $50,430 # 27
Funeral Director Salary in Utah $24.24 $50,420 # 28
Funeral Director Salary in Texas $24.11 $50,140 # 29
Funeral Director Salary in Pennsylvania $23.75 $49,390 # 30
Funeral Director Salary in New Mexico $23.74 $49,380 # 31
Funeral Director Salary in Oregon $23.61 $49,100 # 32
Funeral Director Salary in Idaho $23.35 $48,560 # 33
Funeral Director Salary in California $22.71 $47,230 # 34
Funeral Director Salary in Nevada $22.49 $46,780 # 35
Funeral Director Salary in Washington $22.49 $46,780 # 36
Funeral Director Salary in West Virginia $22.20 $46,180 # 37
Funeral Director Salary in Georgia $21.53 $44,780 # 38
Funeral Director Salary in Indiana $21.47 $44,650 # 39
Funeral Director Salary in Missouri $21.36 $44,430 # 40
Funeral Director Salary in South Carolina $20.81 $43,290 # 41
Funeral Director Salary in Kentucky $20.30 $42,220 # 42
Funeral Director Salary in North Dakota $20.24 $42,110 # 43
Funeral Director Salary in Alabama $19.93 $41,440 # 44
Funeral Director Salary in Colorado $19.25 $40,050 # 45
Funeral Director Salary in Arkansas $19.00 $39,520 # 46
Funeral Director Salary in Louisiana $18.68 $38,850 # 47
Funeral Director Salary in Hawaii $18.17 $37,780 # 48
Funeral Director Salary in Mississippi $17.31 $35,990 # 49
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics