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Manager Funeral Home Salary

With more than three-quarters of Funeral Home Managers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $30K to $74K per year and averages out to $52K per year. Some workers in this field — about one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a majority and dental plans are enjoyed by around one in three. More than half of Funeral Home Managers (64 percent) survey respondents are men. Work is enjoyable for Funeral Home Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
$30,330 - $70,521
(Median)
30K
44K
52K
61K
71K
MEDIAN: $52,221
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$11.63 - $25.76
(Median)
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26
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,330 - $70,521  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,910  
Profit Sharing
$1,831 - $5,042  
Commission
$500 - $7,000  
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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$30,177 - $74,358  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 120
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.63 - $25.76  
   
Overtime
$12.35 - $30.52  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,910  
   
Commission
$500 - $7,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,831 - $5,042  
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).
)
$30,177 - $74,358  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Manager Funeral Home

  • Manage funeral home administration and personnel.
  • Work with the family of the deceased to plan obituary notices, funeral logistics, and religious services.
  • Advise families on available funeral home services and products.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Manager Funeral Home

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Funeral Home Managers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $34K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $50K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Funeral Home Managers make a median salary of $53K. Funeral Home Managers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $58K.

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Experience Affects Manager Funeral Home Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
12%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 34%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 33%