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Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

Manage and oversee funeral services.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$39.77 / hour    Read more about wages


Above statewide average
Growth rate:  4.1%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Gather information in order to provide services to clients.
  • Maintain financial or account records.
  • Provide counsel, comfort, or encouragement to individuals or families.
  • Discuss service options or needs with clients.
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Job Title Examples:

Funeral Arrangement Director
Funeral Director and Mortician
Funeral Planning Counselor

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