The average hourly pay for a Funeral Attendant is $11.70.
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$17,774 - $38,467
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Job Description for Funeral Attendant
Funeral attendants oversee many aspects of a funeral, from collecting the body from the morgue to helping with casket placement and cleaning of the funeral home. Funeral attendants guide mourners to the services, pass out memorial cards, and advise mourners on how to make contributions on behalf of the deceased, as well as help with packaging cremated remains and ensuring that funeral services run smoothly and as planned. Some may also serve as pall bearers, if needed, and will close the casket …Read more
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Pay by Experience Level for Funeral Attendant
An entry-level Funeral Attendant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.90 based on 9 salaries. An early career Funeral Attendant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.52 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Funeral Attendant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.05 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Funeral Attendant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.00 based on 5 salaries.
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