Average Funeral Director Salary

$48,680
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$33k
MEDIAN
$49k
90%
$72k

The average salary for a Funeral Director is $48,680

Base Salary
$33k - $72k
Bonus
$488 - $7k
Profit Sharing
$100 - $12k
Commission
$515 - $15k
Total Pay
$30k - $68k
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What Do Funeral Directors Do?

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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Job Satisfaction for Funeral Director

3.8 out of 5
(192)
Highly Satisfied
14Reviews
Based on 192 responses, the job of Funeral Director has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.77 out of 5. On average, Funeral Directors are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
53.6%
Female
45.8%
Prefer to self-define
0.6%
This data is based on 502 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

63%

Dental

39%

Vision

33%

None

37%