How much does a Funeral Director make?

Updated Nov 24, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$48,746 /yr
Average Base Pay

275 salaries

$34K

Low

$49K

Average

$69K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

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
3.9

Service Corporation International

Funeral Director - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $9 - $40
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$9

$40

$9 - $40 Range

Dignity Memorial
3.9

Dignity Memorial

Funeral Director - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $15 - $28

$15

$28

$15 - $28 Range

Carriage Services
3.5

Carriage Services

Funeral Director - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $15 - $30

$15

$30

$15 - $30 Range

StoneMor
3.7

StoneMor

Funeral Director

$49,434

 /yr
Range: $35K - $73K

$35K

$73K

$35,034 - $73,033 Range

Roller Funeral Homes

Funeral Director - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $13 - $21

$13

$21

$13 - $21 Range

Neptune Society
3.7

Neptune Society

Funeral Director - Hourly

$24

 /hr
Range: $21 - $36

$21

$36

$21 - $36 Range

Foundation Partners Group
3.5

Foundation Partners Group

Funeral Director

$62,200

 /yr
Range: $40K - $71K

$40K

$71K

$40,001 - $70,950 Range

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Vertin Family Funeral Homes
2.6

Vertin Family Funeral Homes

Funeral Director

$66,684

 /yr
Range: $49K - $69K

$49K

$69K

$49,032 - $69,351 Range

Horan & McConaty
3.5

Horan & McConaty

Funeral Director - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $18 - $25

$18

$25

$18 - $25 Range

Newcomer Funeral Homes & Crematories
3.6

Newcomer Funeral Homes & Crematories

Funeral Director

$56,439

 /yr
Range: $37K - $66K

$37K

$66K

$36,561 - $66,093 Range

Dogwood Services

Dogwood Services

Funeral Director

$58,902

 /yr
Range: $59K - $73K

$59K

$73K

$58,793 - $72,945 Range

Krause Funeral Home
2.7

Krause Funeral Home

Funeral Director - Hourly

$23

 /hr
Range: $20 - $29

$20

$29

$20 - $29 Range

NorthStar Memorial Group
3.5

NorthStar Memorial Group

Funeral Director

$45,245

 /yr
Range: $32K - $53K

$32K

$53K

$31,747 - $53,347 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

$45,980

 /yr
Range: $45K - $69K

$45K

$69K

$44,812 - $69,351 Range

Cremation Society of Virginia

Funeral Director - Hourly

$19

 /hr
Range: $17 - $24

$17

$24

$17 - $24 Range

Legacy Funeral Group
2.2

Legacy Funeral Group

Funeral Director - Hourly
About 

$22 -$27

 hourly

$22

$27

$22 - $27 Range

National Funeral Directors Association
3.2

$61K

$121K

$60,973 - $121,047 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 -$56K

$46K

$56K

$45,834 - $55,928 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.

If you are thinking of becoming a Funeral Director or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Funeral Director.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent funeral director salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$20
hourly
A Funeral Director in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $20 per hour
Additional Pay
$11k cash bonus
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$20
hourly
A Funeral Director in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$16
hourly
A Funeral Director in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $16 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$5,000
monthly
A Funeral Director in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $5,000 per month
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$60,000
per year
A Funeral Director in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$18
hourly
A Funeral Director in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $18 per hour
Job Highlights
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$15
hourly
A Funeral Director in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $15 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$55,000
per year
A Funeral Director in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $55,000 per year
Additional Pay
$3k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$42,000
per year
A Funeral Director in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $42,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
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