The average pay for a Funeral Director/Embalmer is C$46,497 per year.

C$34,520 - C$64,413
C$35K
C$45K
C$64K
MEDIAN: C$45,461
10%
50%
90%
C$11.58 - C$29.91
C$12
C$22
C$30
MEDIAN: C$22.21
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$66K
Salary C$34,520 - C$64,413
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,106
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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C$30,997 - C$66,199
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 55
Hourly Data C$0C$37
Hourly Rate C$11.58 - C$29.91
Overtime C$37.50
Annual Data C$0C$66K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,106
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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C$30,997 - C$66,199
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 22 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Funeral Director/Embalmer

Generally, a funeral director/embalmer carries out funeral arrangements and embalms the deceased. The director will work with families and help them choose plans involving things such as cremation or burial services, memorial services, decorations, and caskets. It is essential to be both caring and highly professional, as customers are always going through a difficult time.

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Funeral Director/Embalmer Tasks

  • File burial permits and complete all necessary paperwork related to the death process.
  • Properly and safely utilize embalming instruments and machinery in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Prepare and embalm the deceased for interment or cremation in accordance with legal requirements and with utmost respect for the deceased.
  • Organize the transport of the deceased from the place of death to the funeral home and from the funeral home to the cemetery.
  • Assist families in making funeral arrangements and advise them on the financial obstacles they face.

Funeral Director/Embalmer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Funeral Director/Embalmer

Pay by Experience for a Funeral Director/Embalmer has a positive trend. An entry-level Funeral Director/Embalmer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 15 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Funeral Director/Embalmer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$47,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Funeral Director/Embalmer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$57,000 based on 8 salaries. A Funeral Director/Embalmer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$46,400

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Funeral Director/Embalmer

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Funeral Director/Embalmer Salaries

▲26%

▲24%

▲1%

National Average
C$46,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 35%