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Funeral Attendants

Wages & Outlook


Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $18.68
Statewide median: $24.25


This career pays below the statewide median wage.

Wages for Funeral Attendants *

Area Low Median High
$14.01 $15.66 $18.73
$17.45 $18.68 $22.97
Central Minnesota
$17.81 $18.45 $23.13
Northeast Minnesota
$14.81 $17.99 $22.78
Northwest Minnesota
$16.17 $18.02 $21.34
Southwest Minnesota
$16.96 $18.18 $21.24

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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In Minnesota, there are 520 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Funeral Attendants most often work?


Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.


Future Demand

This career is seeing high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 496 new Funeral Attendants to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.


Employment Outlook for Funeral Attendants
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 42,300 43,700 1,400 3.3%
Minnesota 346 370 24 6.9%
Northeast Minnesota 65 67 2 3.1%
Northwest Minnesota 126 134 8 6.3%
Southwest Minnesota 62 66 4 6.5%

Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.


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