Funeral director earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Funeral director salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Delaware $79,440
Minnesota $75,310
New York $66,100
New Hampshire $64,220
Maryland $62,310
North Dakota $62,030
Montana $61,270
Nebraska $61,240
Ohio $61,240
Connecticut $60,850
Massachusetts $60,840
Washington $60,710
Iowa $59,470
New Jersey $59,440
Kansas $59,390
Florida $58,030
Indiana $55,470
Alaska $52,290
Maine $50,980
Idaho $50,390
Virginia $50,250
Michigan $49,720
Illinois $49,190
Rhode Island $49,120
Wisconsin $48,760
South Dakota $48,630
Pennsylvania $48,540
West Virginia $48,190
Louisiana $48,090
North Carolina $48,090
Wyoming $48,090
Missouri $47,830
Vermont $47,540
South Carolina $47,350
Hawaii $47,180
Georgia $47,170
Texas $47,060
Tennessee $46,820
Alabama $46,750
Arizona $46,160
Mississippi $45,920
Colorado $45,450
Oregon $45,200
Oklahoma $41,620
Utah $39,960
California $39,310
New Mexico $38,480
Nevada $37,900
Arkansas $37,830
Kentucky $34,020
Puerto Rico $17,960

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 american sign language interpreters but more than landscapers.

Career Median Salary
American sign language interpreter salary $49K
Event planner salary $49K
Wedding planner salary $49K
Substance abuse social worker salary $49K
Clergy salary $50K
Funeral director salary $49K
Firefighter salary $51K
Family social worker salary $49K
Correctional officer salary $48K
Landscaper salary $49K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)