Average Mortician Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Mortician is $52,513

Base Salary
$40k - $72k
$495 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$55 - $3k
$358 - $14k
Total Pay
$33k - $76k
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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.
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How do Morticians Rate Their Jobs?

4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
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FAQs About Morticians

What is the highest pay for Morticians?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Mortician is $72k / year

What is the lowest pay for Morticians?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Mortician is $40k / year

How can Morticians increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Mortician is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Mortician that oversees more junior Morticians, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.