Average Embalmer Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for an Embalmer is $40,588

Base Salary
$28k - $56k
$138 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$26k - $59k
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What Do Embalmers Do?

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.
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How do Embalmers Rate Their Jobs?

3.7 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 15 responses, the job of Embalmer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.67 out of 5. On average, Embalmers are highly satisfied with their job.