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Human Services

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

Perform various tasks to arrange and direct funeral services, such as coordinating transportation of body to mortuary, interviewing family or other authorized person to arrange details, selecting pallbearers, aiding with the selection of officials for religious rites, and providing transportation for mourners.

Salary Breakdown

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

Average

$44,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$24,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$42,000

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$60,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

820

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors


Top Expected Tasks

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors

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

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

Clerical

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

Sales and Marketing

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Coordination

SKILL

Service Orientation

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Speech Recognition

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity


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