£22,910
Avg. Salary
£9.64
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Funeral Director is £9.64 per hour.

The average pay for a Funeral Director is £22,910 per year.

£7.15
10%
£9.64
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£13.05
90%
MEDIAN £9.64
£17k
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£23k
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£28k
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MEDIAN £22,910
£17,000 - £28,140
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MEDIAN: £22,910
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Salary £17,000 - £28,140
Bonus £0.00 - £3,523
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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£16,632 - £27,994
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 86
Hourly Data £0£54
Hourly Rate £7.15 - £13.05
Hourly Tips £0.05
Overtime £5.07 - £54.25
Annual Data £0£27K
Bonus £0.00 - £3,523
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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£16,632 - £27,994
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 19 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

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.

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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 ₤19,000 based on 28 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 ₤20,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Funeral Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤23,000 based on 22 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 ₤24,000 based on 9 salaries.

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Key Stats for Funeral Director

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Funeral Director Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
₤22,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 88%