The annual and hourly salary statistics of embalmers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of embalmers in Louisville-Jefferson County is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$27,630|
|25th Percentile Wage||$31,580|
|50th Percentile Wage||$36,170|
|75th Percentile Wage||$40,280|
|90th Percentile Wage||$46,800|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for embalmers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $46,800. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $27,630.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of embalmers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $36,170, Louisville-Jefferson County is the second highest paying city for embalmers in state of Kentucky, following the highest paying city West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (median annual salary of $71,660). Compared with West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, the median annual salary of embalmers in Louisville-Jefferson County is 49.5 percent (49.5%) lower.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Louisville-Jefferson County|| |
|South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area|| |