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Funeral Service Manager Salary Information

The salary statistics of funeral service managers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of funeral service managers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The funeral service managers 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. Funeral Service Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,940
25th Percentile Wage
$57,610
50th Percentile Wage
$78,040
75th Percentile Wage
$111,370
90th Percentile Wage
$153,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for funeral service managers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) funeral service managers is $153,340. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $78,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,940. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 283% 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 funeral service managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,040
5.39% 14.51%
2016
$73,830
3.98% -
2015
$70,890
2.85% -
2014
$68,870
0.65% -
2013
$68,420
2.48% -
2012
$66,720
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Table 2. Funeral Service Manager Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of funeral service managers in 1 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2.

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$78,070

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Funeral Service Managers by States

From the above tables we note that not only funeral service managers 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 funeral service managers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $29,760 to $108,970. The highest paying state for funeral service managers is Virginia with a median annual salary of $108,970. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $29,760. For more salary information of funeral service managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Virginia
$108,970
Wisconsin
$108,550
Pennsylvania
$105,660
New Jersey
$105,180
New York
$103,280
Connecticut
$97,060
Minnesota
$96,350
Delaware
$95,250
Maryland
$93,760
Illinois
$91,250
South Dakota
$89,810
Massachusetts
$89,050
Michigan
$88,690
Maine
$86,760
Ohio
$81,260
Alabama
$80,540
North Carolina
$77,910
Florida
$76,510
Arkansas
$75,080
California
$72,800
Oregon
$71,920
Kansas
$71,020
Arizona
$70,320
Washington
$70,160
Nevada
$70,080
Louisiana
$69,860
Colorado
$69,490
Missouri
$67,430
Georgia
$66,660
Texas
$66,020
West Virginia
$65,780
Tennessee
$64,840
Rhode Island
$63,660
Nebraska
$63,660
Idaho
$62,910
North Dakota
$62,690
New Mexico
$62,670
Indiana
$62,650
Kentucky
$62,570
South Carolina
$62,160
Iowa
$61,920
Hawaii
$61,760
Oklahoma
$61,490
Utah
$61,430
New Hampshire
$49,730
Mississippi
$41,040
Puerto Rico
$29,760



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