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How much does a Funeral Director make in Illinois?

Average Funeral Director Hourly Wage in Illinois

Funeral Directors earn a median hourly wage of $28.39. Hourly wages typically start from $9.41 and go up to $50.80.

Average Funeral Director Yearly Salary in Illinois

Funeral Directors earn a median salary of $59,050 per year. Salaries typically start from $19,580 and go up to $105,660.

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Funeral Director Earnings by Seniority

Top End Funeral Director Earnings

The highest earning Funeral Directors in Illinois earn:

$50.80
an hour
$105,660
per year
Senior Funeral Director Earnings

Senior Funeral Directors in Illinois earn:

$41.09
an hour
$85,470
per year
Experienced Funeral Director Earnings

Experienced Funeral Directors in Illinois earn:

$28.39
an hour
$59,050
per year
Junior Funeral Director Earnings

Junior Funeral Directors in Illinois earn:

$18.51
an hour
$38,500
per year
Starting Funeral Director Earnings

Starting Funeral Directors in Illinois earn:

$9.41
an hour
$19,580
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Funeral Director salary comparison

Funeral Directors earn more than 76% percent of Services careers in Illinois. Funeral Director salaries are in the top 52% of all careers in Illinois.

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Historical salary for Funeral Directors in Illinois

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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