Average Mortician Salary

$48,936
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,221
Bonus
$1,190
Commission
$700
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The average salary for a Mortician is $48,936.
10%
$36k
MEDIAN
$49k
90%
$68k
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$36k - $68k
Bonus
$206 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$51 - $5k
Commission
$197 - $2k
Total Pay
$29k - $67k
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What Do Morticians Do?

Mortician Tasks
  • Remove, embalm, cremate, and direct funeral services for the deceased.
  • Provide comfort to the deceased's families.

Job Satisfaction for Mortician

4.3 out of 5
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What Are Popular Skills for Morticians?

Skills in Customer Service, Organizing, Counseling, Team Leadership and Office Administration are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Morticians?

An entry-level Mortician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,000 based on 11 salaries. An early career Mortician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,474 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Mortician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,513 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Mortician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,336 based on 22 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $54,385.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Mortician in their job title in Baltimore, Maryland earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (9.7% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (12.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 167 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.6%
Early Career
30.5%
Mid Career
23.4%
Experienced
13.2%
Late Career
26.3%

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