Embalmer earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Embalmer salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Jersey $87,510
Illinois $72,700
Connecticut $61,400
West Virginia $61,340
Iowa $59,250
Missouri $58,530
California $56,930
Nebraska $48,970
Virginia $48,680
Colorado $48,660
Florida $47,960
Washington $47,920
Oregon $47,830
Michigan $47,320
South Carolina $47,110
New York $46,640
Louisiana $46,530
Mississippi $46,440
Ohio $46,310
Kansas $46,170
Kentucky $46,150
Texas $43,420
Georgia $43,300
Massachusetts $42,450
Hawaii $39,660
Arkansas $39,190
Arizona $38,380
Oklahoma $37,680
Indiana $36,750
Alabama $36,720
Tennessee $36,560
North Carolina $36,510
Nevada $29,000

How do embalmer salaries compare to similar careers?

Embalmers earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than correctional officers but more than precious metal workers.

Career Median Salary
Correctional officer salary $48K
Landscaper salary $49K
Postal service clerk salary $52K
Postal service worker salary $52K
Museum conservator salary $48K
Embalmer salary $48K
Hazardous materials removal worker salary $46K
Locksmith salary $47K
Meter reader salary $46K
Precious metal worker salary $47K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)