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Funeral Attendants

Perform a variety of tasks during a funeral, such as arranging flowers, moving the casket, or helping mourners.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$19.32 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  3.3%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Assist patrons with entering or exiting vehicles or other forms of transportation.
  • Greet customers, patrons, or visitors.
  • Provide patrons with directions to locales or attractions.
  • Drive vehicles to transport patrons.
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Job Title Examples:

Apprentice Funeral Director
Assistant Funeral Director
Funeral Assistant

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