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How much does a Funeral Director make in New Jersey?

Average Funeral Director Hourly Wage in New Jersey

Funeral Directors earn a median hourly wage of $32.45. Hourly wages typically start from $25.40 and go up to $44.82.

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

Average Funeral Director Yearly Salary in New Jersey

Funeral Directors earn a median salary of $67,500 per year. Salaries typically start from $52,830 and go up to $93,230.

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

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Employment Type Mix

75%
Full-Time
25%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
72
RATINGS
Funeral Directors average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Funeral Directors in the 57th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Funeral Director Earnings by Seniority

Top End Funeral Director Earnings

The highest earning Funeral Directors in New Jersey earn:

$44.82
an hour
$93,230
per year
Senior Funeral Director Earnings

Senior Funeral Directors in New Jersey earn:

$38.23
an hour
$79,510
per year
Experienced Funeral Director Earnings

Experienced Funeral Directors in New Jersey earn:

$32.45
an hour
$67,500
per year
Junior Funeral Director Earnings

Junior Funeral Directors in New Jersey earn:

$27.91
an hour
$58,050
per year
Starting Funeral Director Earnings

Starting Funeral Directors in New Jersey earn:

$25.40
an hour
$52,830
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Funeral Director salary comparison

Funeral Directors earn more than 80% percent of Services careers in New Jersey. Funeral Director salaries are in the top 54% of all careers in New Jersey.

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Historical salary for Funeral Directors in New Jersey

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