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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2021

39-4011 Embalmers

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National estimates for Embalmers
Industry profile for Embalmers
Geographic profile for Embalmers

National estimates for Embalmers:

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Embalmers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
4,070 5.5 % $ 24.62 $ 51,210 2.1 %

Percentile wage estimates for Embalmers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 13.94 $ 17.97 $ 22.97 $ 29.42 $ 37.60
Annual Wage (2) $ 29,000 $ 37,380 $ 47,780 $ 61,200 $ 78,210


Industry profile for Embalmers:

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Embalmers are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Embalmers, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Embalmers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Death Care Services 3,910 2.96 $ 24.58 $ 51,120
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 30 0.00 $ 24.91 $ 51,820

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Embalmers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Death Care Services 3,910 2.96 $ 24.58 $ 51,120
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 30 0.00 $ 24.91 $ 51,820

Top paying industries for Embalmers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 30 (7) $ 24.91 $ 51,820
Death Care Services 3,910 2.96 $ 24.58 $ 51,120


Geographic profile for Embalmers:

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Embalmers are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Embalmers, see the Create Customized Tables function.



Map of employment of embalmers by state, May 2021


States with the highest employment level in Embalmers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 460 0.03 0.97 $ 26.56 $ 55,240
Kentucky 360 0.19 6.69 $ 20.55 $ 42,750
Florida 350 0.04 1.42 $ 22.77 $ 47,370
Illinois 300 0.05 1.86 $ 31.27 $ 65,050
Texas 270 0.02 0.78 $ 21.66 $ 45,040