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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Funeral Service Manager Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,240
25th Percentile Wage
$54,950
50th Percentile Wage
$73,830
75th Percentile Wage
$104,760
90th Percentile Wage
$147,990

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 $147,990. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $73,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $39,240. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 277% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of funeral service managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201673,8303.98%9.63%
201570,8902.85%-
201468,8700.65%-
201368,4202.48%-
201266,720--

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)
$73,840

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 $47,640 to $103,410. The highest paying state for funeral service managers is New Jersey with a median annual salary of $103,410. The lowest paying state is Mississippi with a median annual salary of $47,640. For more salary information of funeral service managers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
New Jersey
$103,410
New York
$97,830
Minnesota
$97,620
Florida
$97,590
Connecticut
$96,760
Virginia
$96,220
Pennsylvania
$92,700
Wisconsin
$90,220
South Dakota
$89,810
Maine
$86,640
Ohio
$86,150
Tennessee
$84,070
Maryland
$83,740
North Carolina
$82,260
Michigan
$81,310
South Carolina
$76,720
Arizona
$76,480
Massachusetts
$75,830
Kansas
$75,500
Oregon
$71,920
Nevada
$70,080
Georgia
$69,210
West Virginia
$68,530
Idaho
$68,520
Washington
$68,440
Texas
$67,750
Colorado
$66,300
New Mexico
$65,790
Indiana
$64,990
North Dakota
$62,690
Kentucky
$62,570
Iowa
$61,920
California
$61,610
Arkansas
$61,490
Utah
$60,870
Nebraska
$60,380
Alabama
$59,220
Missouri
$58,770
Illinois
$57,110
Oklahoma
$56,860
Louisiana
$51,390
Mississippi
$47,640


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