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How much does a Funeral Director make in North Carolina?

Average Funeral Director Hourly Wage in North Carolina

Funeral Directors earn a median hourly wage of $26.74. Hourly wages typically start from $16.54 and go up to $37.05.

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

Average Funeral Director Yearly Salary in North Carolina

Funeral Directors earn a median salary of $55,630 per year. Salaries typically start from $34,400 and go up to $77,050.

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

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Employment Type Mix

77%
Full-Time
23%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

3.1
SCORE
71
RATINGS
Funeral Directors average a score of 3.1 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Funeral Directors in the 58th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Funeral Director Earnings by Seniority

Top End Funeral Director Earnings

The highest earning Funeral Directors in North Carolina earn:

$37.05
an hour
$77,050
per year
Senior Funeral Director Earnings

Senior Funeral Directors in North Carolina earn:

$30.51
an hour
$63,460
per year
Experienced Funeral Director Earnings

Experienced Funeral Directors in North Carolina earn:

$26.74
an hour
$55,630
per year
Junior Funeral Director Earnings

Junior Funeral Directors in North Carolina earn:

$21.90
an hour
$45,550
per year
Starting Funeral Director Earnings

Starting Funeral Directors in North Carolina earn:

$16.54
an hour
$34,400
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 North Carolina. Funeral Director salaries are in the bottom 57% of all careers in North Carolina.

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Historical salary for Funeral Directors in North Carolina

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