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Prepare bodies for burial.

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Above the statewide median
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$26.81 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  -0.6%    Read more about outlook


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

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