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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics
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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

39-4011 Embalmers

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

National estimates for Embalmers: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Embalmers:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
3,860 7.9 % $ 24.14 $ 50,220 2.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for Embalmers:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 13.43 $ 18.02 $ 22.90 $ 28.58 $ 36.15
Annual Wage (2) $ 27,930 $ 37,490 $ 47,630 $ 59,460 $ 75,190


Industry profile for Embalmers: Top

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 3,810 2.91 $ 24.15 $ 50,240

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 3,810 2.91 $ 24.15 $ 50,240

Top paying industries for Embalmers:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Death Care Services 3,810 2.91 $ 24.15 $ 50,240


Geographic profile for Embalmers: Top

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.





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 550 0.03 1.20 $ 25.81 $ 53,680
Texas 510 0.04 1.51 $ 20.54 $ 42,730
Florida 310 0.04 1.33 $ 27.37 $ 56,920
Missouri 240 0.09 3.27 $ 27.67 $ 57,550
Kansas 200 0.15 5.32 $ 23.12 $ 48,080




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Embalmers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Kansas 200 0.15 5.32 $ 23.12 $ 48,080
Kentucky 170 0.09 3.39 $ 23.14 $ 48,130
Missouri 240 0.09 3.27 $ 27.67 $ 57,550
Arkansas 90 0.08 2.77 $ 18.43 $ 38,340
Louisiana 120 0.07 2.35 $ 25.84 $ 53,740




Top paying states for Embalmers:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Connecticut 40 0.02 0.84 $ 37.09 $ 77,140
Illinois 100 0.02 0.62 $ 31.82 $ 66,180
Oregon (8) (8) (8) $ 28.72 $ 59,740
Wisconsin 50 0.02 0.64 $ 28.34 $ 58,950
Missouri 240 0.09 3.27 $ 27.67 $ 57,550





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Embalmers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 240 0.04 1.46 $ 25.24 $ 52,500
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 90 0.04 1.36 $ 26.98 $ 56,120
Kansas City, MO-KS 80 0.08 2.89 $ 25.67 $ 53,390
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 50 0.02 0.82 $ 21.75 $ 45,250
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 40 0.03 1.00 $ 23.99 $ 49,900
Urban Honolulu, HI 30 0.08 2.93 $ 22.97 $ 47,780




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Embalmers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Urban Honolulu, HI 30 0.08 2.93 $ 22.97 $ 47,780
Kansas City, MO-KS 80 0.08 2.89 $ 25.67 $ 53,390
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 240 0.04 1.46 $ 25.24 $ 52,500
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 90 0.04 1.36 $ 26.98 $ 56,120
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 40 0.03 1.00 $ 23.99 $ 49,900
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 50 0.02 0.82 $ 21.75 $ 45,250




Top paying metropolitan areas for Embalmers:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA (8) (8) (8) $ 34.65 $ 72,070
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 90 0.04 1.36 $ 26.98 $ 56,120
Kansas City, MO-KS 80 0.08 2.89 $ 25.67 $ 53,390
New Orleans-Metairie, LA (8) (8) (8) $ 25.63 $ 53,300
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 240 0.04 1.46 $ 25.24 $ 52,500
Springfield, MA-CT (8) (8) (8) $ 24.78 $ 51,530
Oklahoma City, OK (8) (8) (8) $ 24.71 $ 51,390
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (8) (8) (8) $ 24.70 $ 51,370
St. Louis, MO-IL (8) (8) (8) $ 24.35 $ 50,650
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 40 0.03 1.00 $ 23.99 $ 49,900

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in Embalmers:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area 40 0.43 15.53 (8) (8)

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Embalmers:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
South Arkansas nonmetropolitan area 40 0.43 15.53 (8) (8)

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for Embalmers:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Southside Virginia nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $ 16.82 $ 34,980


About May 2020 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021