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Human Services

Funeral Attendants

Perform variety of tasks during funeral, such as placing casket in parlor or chapel prior to service; arranging floral offerings or lights around casket; directing or escorting mourners; closing casket; and issuing and storing funeral equipment.

Salary Breakdown

Funeral Attendants

Average

$28,510

ANNUAL

$13.71

HOURLY

Entry Level

$19,890

ANNUAL

$9.56

HOURLY

Mid Level

$29,245

ANNUAL

$14.06

HOURLY

Expert Level

$38,600

ANNUAL

$18.56

HOURLY


Projected Jobs

Funeral Attendants

1,510

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Funeral Attendants


Top Expected Tasks

Funeral Attendants


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Funeral Attendants

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Transportation

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Service Orientation

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Monitoring

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Speech Recognition

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

ABILITY

Written Comprehension


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