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Embalmers

Prepare bodies for burial.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median

$21.95 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:


Growth rate:  -0.8%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Vocational training is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Apply cleansing or conditioning agents to client hair, scalp, or skin.
  • Apply makeup to alter or enhance appearance.
  • Arrange items for use or display.
  • Embalm corpses.
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Job Title Examples:

Apprentice Embalmer
Licensed Embalmer
Mortician

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