The median annual wage for funeral service managers was $70,890 in May 2015.
The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $38,530, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $142,750.
The median annual wage for morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors was $48,490 in May 2015.
The lowest 10 percent earned less than $27,000, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $82,010.
Most funeral service workers are employed full time. They are often on call and long workdays are common, including evenings and weekends.
Funeral Service Workers
Median annual wages, May 2015
Funeral service managers
Funeral service workers
Morticians, undertakers, and funeral directors
Total, all occupations
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. Economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics