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Funeral Service Worker Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of funeral service workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare funeral service worker salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Funeral Service Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,320
25th Percentile Wage
$41,290
50th Percentile Wage
$51,900
75th Percentile Wage
$63,130
90th Percentile Wage
$75,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for funeral service workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) funeral service workers is $75,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid funeral service workers is $33,320.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of funeral service workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,900
10.67% 10.67%
2016
$46,360
5.89% -
2015
$43,630
-6.26% -
2012
$46,360
- -

Compare Funeral Service Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of funeral service workers in two industries in the health care and social assistance sector are shown below. For detailed funeral service worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$57,440
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$57,440

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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