Funeral Director salary in the United States

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Based on 1,912 income tax records
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How much do Funeral Directors make?
The average total salary for a Funeral Director is $54,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,912 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Funeral Director and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Funeral Director salary can vary between $23,500 to $98,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Funeral Director salary by location

Funeral Director salary by company

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Service Corporation International, Harris County, TX
14 income tax records
$37K – $73K

Funeral Director demographics in United States

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52% are single
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48% are married
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35% have kids
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51% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Funeral Directors in United States

1,912 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a funeral director in the United States is $54,500 per year. Funeral director salaries in the United States can vary between $23,500 to $98,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,912 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as funeral director.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for funeral directors in the United States: Washington Metro Area, DC ($73,000 a year), New York Metro Area, NY ($68,000 a year), and Chicago Metro Area, IL ($67,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.