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Embalmers Salary Information in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

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 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Embalmers in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of embalmers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,170
6.66% 6.66%
2016
$33,760
4.06% -
2015
$32,390
8.27% -
2014
$29,710
-13.63% -
2012
$33,760
- -

Table 3. Compare Embalmers Salary in Louisville-Jefferson County with Other Kentucky Cities

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
$71,660
Louisville-Jefferson County
$36,170
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$36,020



See also: Top paying jobs in Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky.