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How much does a Funeral Director make?

Updated Sep 15, 2021

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$48,746 /yr
Average Base Pay

275 salaries

$34K

Low

$49K

Average

$69K

High

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The national average salary for Funeral Director is $48,746 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Funeral Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 275 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Funeral Director employees.

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Service Corporation International
3.8

Service Corporation International

Funeral Director - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $9 - $40
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$9

$40

$9 - $40 Range

Dignity Memorial
3.5

Dignity Memorial

Funeral Director - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $15 - $27

$15

$27

$15 - $27 Range

Carriage Services
3

Carriage Services

Funeral Director - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $15 - $30

$15

$30

$15 - $30 Range

StoneMor
3.7

StoneMor

Funeral Director

$49,301

 /yr
Range: $35K - $73K

$35K

$73K

$34,940 - $72,837 Range

Roller Funeral Homes

Funeral Director - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $21

$13

$21

$13 - $21 Range

Neptune Society
3.6

Neptune Society

Funeral Director - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $21 - $36

$21

$36

$21 - $36 Range

3

Vertin Family Funeral Homes

Funeral Director

$66,505

 /yr
Range: $49K - $69K

$49K

$69K

$48,900 - $69,165 Range

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Foundation Partners Group
3.5

Foundation Partners Group

Funeral Director

$54,538

 /yr
Range: $40K - $71K

$40K

$71K

$39,894 - $70,759 Range

Newcomer Funeral Homes & Crematories
3.5

Newcomer Funeral Homes & Crematories

Funeral Director

$56,287

 /yr
Range: $36K - $66K

$36K

$66K

$36,463 - $65,916 Range

Horan & McConaty
3.5

Horan & McConaty

Funeral Director - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $18 - $25

$18

$25

$18 - $25 Range

Dogwood Services

Funeral Director

$55,206

 /yr
Range: $55K - $68K

$55K

$68K

$55,104 - $68,368 Range

Stewart Enterprises
2.9

Stewart Enterprises

Funeral Director - Hourly

$27

 /hr
Range: $27 - $30

$27

$30

$27 - $30 Range

Baldwin Brothers Funeral & Cremation Society
2.8

Baldwin Brothers Funeral & Cremation Society

Funeral Director

$45,856

 /yr
Range: $45K - $69K

$45K

$69K

$44,691 - $69,165 Range

Cremation Society of Virginia

Funeral Director - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $24

$17

$24

$17 - $24 Range

NorthStar Memorial Group
3.5

NorthStar Memorial Group

Funeral Director
About 

$30K -$47K

$30K

$47K

$30,190 - $46,521 Range

Legacy Funeral Group
2.2

Legacy Funeral Group

Funeral Director - Hourly
About 

$21 -$27

 hourly

$21

$27

$21 - $27 Range

National Funeral Directors Association
3.2

$60K

$119K

$60,195 - $119,122 Range

Green Hills Mortuary & Memorial Chapel
2

Green Hills Mortuary & Memorial Chapel

Funeral Director - Hourly
About 

$19 -$25

 hourly

$19

$25

$19 - $25 Range

French Funerals and Cremations
2.5

French Funerals and Cremations

Funeral Director
About 

$46K -$55K

$46K

$55K

$45,853 - $55,330 Range

5

Pinnacle Funeral Service

Funeral Director
About 

$41K -$52K

$41K

$52K

$41,270 - $52,113 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Funeral Director salaries

The national average salary for a Funeral Director is $48,746 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Funeral Director salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 275 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Funeral Director employees.

The highest salary for a Funeral Director in United States is $68,877 per year.

The lowest salary for a Funeral Director in United States is $34,499 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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$20
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An Other in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $20 per hour
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10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Self-Employed
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$17
hourly
A Mobile Expert in the Birmingham, AL Area area reported making $17 per hour
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8-10 years experience
Birmingham, AL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$10
hourly
A General in the Madison, WI Area area reported making $10 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Madison, WI Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$16
hourly
A Verification Advocate in the Des Moines, IA Area area reported making $16 per hour
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Des Moines, IA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
A Trainee in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $60,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Chicago, IL Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$52,000
per year
A Senior Archaeologist in the Jefferson City, MO Area area reported making $52,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Jefferson City, MO Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
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