Manager Funeral Home Salary

Commissions comprise a big part of overall income for Funeral Home Managers. The median take-home amount in this area is around $56K, and on average, just under one in three of that final number comes from commissions. Male Funeral Home Managers who responded to the survey are more common than women; more than half (68 percent) are men. Most Funeral Home Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. While two in five report receiving no health benefits, more than half do receive medical coverage, and close to one-half have dental, as well. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$38,470 - $75,506
$38K
$54K
$76K
MEDIAN: $54,062
10%
50%
90%

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$14.38 - $21.75
$15
MEDIAN: $15.26
50%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,470 - $75,506  
   
Bonus
$765 - $10,067  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Commission
$17,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,138 - $81,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.26  
   
Overtime
$26.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$765 - $10,067  
   
Commission
$17,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$37,138 - $81,764  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Manager Funeral Home

Funeral home managers oversee all operations of a funeral home and its employees, including hearse drivers, morticians, and customer service agents. In smaller funeral homes, the manager may perform some of these duties personally.

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Manager Funeral Home Tasks

  • Oversee the transport, preparation for burial, and embalming of the bodies of deceased people.
  • Coordinate funeral service, making plans for clergy to officiate and notifying the cemetery of planned services.
  • Advise families on available funeral home services and products.
  • Manage funeral home administration and personnel.
  • Work with the family of the deceased to plan obituary notices, funeral logistics, and religious services.

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Pay by Experience Level for Manager Funeral Home

Pay by Experience for a Manager Funeral Home has a positive trend. An entry-level Manager Funeral Home with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Manager Funeral Home with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Manager Funeral Home which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 22 salaries. A Manager Funeral Home with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 26 salaries.

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Key Stats for Manager Funeral Home

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
41%
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Experience Affects Manager Funeral Home Salaries

Late-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$56,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
41%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 41%