How Much Do Funeral Service Managers Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Funeral Service Managers

Funeral Service Managers plan, direct, or coordinate the services or resources of funeral homes. Includes activities such as determining prices for services or merchandise and managing the facilities of funeral homes.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$91530 per year
Hourly wage
$44 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$42,990 to $55,400 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$21 to $27 per hour

Entry-level Funeral Service Managers with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $42,990 to $55,400 per year or $21 to $27 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Funeral Service Managers to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $75 $156,940
Senior (Top 25%) $51 $106,260
Middle (Mid 50%) $36 $74,200
Junior (Bottom 25%) $27 $55,400
No experience (Bottom 10%) $21 $42,990

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
OH $66 $137,910
WI $64 $134,090
MI $64 $133,710
IL $59 $121,780
VA $57 $119,230
MD $55 $114,030
MN $54 $111,710
NY $52 $108,270
CT $48 $100,710
MA $48 $99,630

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Funeral Service Manager is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like OH doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at OH might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Funeral Service Managers are in the states of OH, WI, MI, IL and VA.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Death Care Services $91460 $43.97

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