Embalmers Salary Information

The salary statistics of embalmers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of embalmers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The embalmers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Embalmers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,600
25th Percentile Wage
$31,810
50th Percentile Wage
$42,780
75th Percentile Wage
$55,200
90th Percentile Wage
$69,900

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for embalmers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) embalmers is $69,900. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,780. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,600. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 196% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

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
$42,780
6.15% 1.26%
2016
$40,150
-0.65% -
2015
$40,410
-3.24% -
2014
$41,720
0.31% -
2013
$41,590
-1.56% -
2012
$42,240
- -

Table 2. Embalmers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of embalmers in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$42,820

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Embalmers by States

From the above tables we note that not only embalmers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of embalmers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $29,930 to $66,770. The highest paying state for embalmers is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $66,770. The lowest paying state is New York with a median annual salary of $29,930. For more salary information of embalmers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Connecticut
$66,770
Minnesota
$55,870
Rhode Island
$54,590
Ohio
$49,930
Virginia
$49,260
Washington
$49,170
Maryland
$48,560
Oregon
$48,500
Missouri
$48,120
Kansas
$47,270
Arkansas
$46,720
California
$45,920
Oklahoma
$45,790
Alabama
$45,280
Utah
$44,300
Texas
$43,220
Iowa
$43,030
Puerto Rico
$42,760
Florida
$42,660
Illinois
$42,270
West Virginia
$41,420
Louisiana
$41,380
Massachusetts
$41,070
Georgia
$39,490
Colorado
$39,470
Michigan
$38,850
Nevada
$38,750
Hawaii
$37,700
Kentucky
$37,580
Tennessee
$36,890
North Carolina
$36,510
South Carolina
$35,680
Indiana
$35,110
Arizona
$35,000
Mississippi
$34,780
New York
$29,930



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