C$45,582
Avg. Salary
C$19.98
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

C$1,991

Profit Sharing

C$1,965

The average pay for a Funeral Director is C$19.98 per hour.

The average pay for a Funeral Director is C$45,582 per year.

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MEDIAN $20
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MEDIAN $45,582
C$34,295 - C$64,146
C$34K
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C$64K
MEDIAN: C$45,582
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C$14.95 - C$27.02
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MEDIAN: C$19.98
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C$0C$64K
Salary C$34,295 - C$64,146
Bonus C$496 - C$7,453
Profit Sharing C$1,965
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$34,042 - C$64,283
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 184
Hourly Data C$0C$38
Hourly Rate C$14.95 - C$27.02
Overtime C$25.17 - C$38.74
Annual Data C$0C$64K
Bonus C$496 - C$7,453
Profit Sharing C$1,965
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$34,042 - C$64,283
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

Job Description for Funeral Director

A funeral director works with families and friends of the deceased to set up services and to coordinate all arrangements and memorials related to this difficult time. Funeral directors can also work with individuals and families interested in prearranging funeral plans. This area has become more popular in recent years, as concerned individuals choose to take care of their own funerary plans while healthy and in sound mind, so as to lessen the burden on loved ones later on.

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Funeral Director Tasks

  • File burial permits and complete all necessary paperwork related to the death process.
  • 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 Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Funeral Director

Pay by Experience for a Funeral Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Funeral Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 51 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Funeral Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$45,000 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Funeral Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$51,000 based on 43 salaries. A Funeral Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$54,000 based on 24 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

13%

5%

-2%

-8%

National Average: C$45,584

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

Funeral Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Funeral Director?

Funeral Director in Charlottetown:
"Gone from owner to employee"
Pros: The people, The profession
Cons: The long hours.

Key Stats for Funeral Director

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Funeral Director Salaries

▲19%

▲12%

National Average
C$46,000

▼2%

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 26%