Funeral director earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Funeral director salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $52,290
Alabama $39,340
Arkansas $38,619
Arizona $41,919
California $45,940
Colorado $50,090
Connecticut $159,970
Delaware $63,840
Florida $50,660
Georgia $41,680
Hawaii $35,650
Iowa $61,310
Idaho $54,920
Illinois $69,016
Indiana $53,640
Kansas $51,370
Kentucky $44,460
Louisiana $39,930
Massachusetts $72,840
Maryland $60,630
Maine $54,180
Michigan $58,370
Minnesota $70,660
Missouri $38,840
Mississippi $31,180
Montana $56,700
North Carolina $56,310
North Dakota $64,800
Nebraska $62,520
New Hampshire $67,820
New Jersey $72,160
New Mexico $55,330
Nevada $33,500
New York $66,910
Ohio $53,060
Oklahoma $50,080
Oregon $49,540
Pennsylvania $42,860
Puerto Rico $18,750
Rhode Island $49,120
South Carolina $46,930
South Dakota $55,360
Tennessee $47,130
Texas $51,650
Utah $40,740
Virginia $55,980
Vermont $68,770
Washington $56,860
Wisconsin $57,210
West Virginia $48,440
Wyoming $59,620

How do funeral director salaries compare to similar careers?

Funeral directors earn about the same as related careers in Illinois. On average, they make less than detectives but more than probation officers.

Career Median Salary
Detective salary $88K
Police officer salary $76K
Urban planner salary $74K
Funeral director salary $69K
Underwriter salary $71K
Mail superintendent salary $74K
Firefighter salary $54K
Probation officer salary $68K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)