Average Base Pay
10.39% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Funeral Attendants role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $17,920. A Funeral Attendants candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $19,190. A person in a mid-career Funeral Attendants role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $21,610 a year. Funeral Attendants with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $27,930. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Funeral Attendants role’s annual salary averages $35,950 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Funeral Attendants position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $21,610 higher than the national average for Funeral Attendants positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Funeral Attendants roles that can advance both internally and with another company.