Average Mid-Career Embalmer Salary

$38,000
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$26k
MEDIAN
$38k
90%
$51k

The average salary for an Embalmer is $38,000

Base Salary
$26k - $51k
Bonus
$968 - $3k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$26k - $60k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
69.2%
Female
30.8%
This data is based on 13 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

65%

Dental

70%

Vision

60%

None

30%