Funeral director earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Funeral director salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Connecticut $159,970
Illinois $69,016
New Jersey $72,160
North Dakota $64,800
Massachusetts $72,840
New Hampshire $67,820
Nebraska $62,520
Iowa $61,310
New York $66,910
Minnesota $70,660
Delaware $63,840
Vermont $68,770
Michigan $58,370
New Mexico $55,330
Wyoming $59,620
Indiana $53,640
Wisconsin $57,210
Maryland $60,630
Idaho $54,920
Kansas $51,370
Virginia $55,980
Montana $56,700
Washington $56,860
Florida $50,660
Utah $40,740
South Dakota $55,360
North Carolina $56,310
Maine $54,180
Ohio $53,060
Oklahoma $50,080
Texas $51,650
Colorado $50,090
Tennessee $47,130
Oregon $49,540
California $45,940
Pennsylvania $42,860
Kentucky $44,460
West Virginia $48,440
South Carolina $46,930
Georgia $41,680
Arkansas $38,619
Missouri $38,840
Arizona $41,919
Louisiana $39,930
Alabama $39,340
Hawaii $35,650
Nevada $33,500
Mississippi $31,180
Puerto Rico $18,750

How do funeral director salaries compare to similar careers?

Funeral directors earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than social workers but more than probation officers.

Career Median Salary
Social worker salary $55K
Healthcare social worker salary $56K
Police officer salary $55K
Postal service clerk salary $55K
Firefighter salary $50K
Funeral director salary $53K
Interior designer salary $52K
Private detective salary $50K
Insurance sales agent salary $50K
Probation officer salary $53K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)