Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Embalmers: Career, Salary and Education Information
Top 3 embalmer Jobs
Licensed Funeral Director/ Embalmer for Vermont Firm
- Curtis-Britch Funeral Home Inc.
- Newport, VT
Canidate would need to meet with familes, make transfers, work funerals and visiting hours, perform embalmings, and other general funeral director
- Williams Dingmann Funeral Homes
- Saint Cloud, MN
We are still only a short one-hour drive to the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area. Housing prices in Central Minnesota are 32 percent less expensive
- Archdiocese of Los Angeles
- Los Angeles, CA
Because all Archdiocesan employees represent the Roman Catholic Church, they are expected to conduct themselves according to the goals and mission of
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What Embalmers Do
Prepare bodies for interment in conformity with legal requirements.
- 2014 employment: 3,800
- May 2015 median annual wage: $40,410
Job Outlook for Embalmers
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: -200
- Growth rate: -6 percent (Decline)
How to Become an Embalmer
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: Postsecondary nondegree award
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training
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*Some content used by permission of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor.