Funeral Directors and Managers


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Funeral Directors and Managers

Funeral Directors and Managers - Wages & Trends

Earnings depend upon the director's or manager's experience and ability to build a good business reputation. Funeral directors and managers who work in large cities can expect to earn more than those who work in small towns.

Funeral directors and managers usually receive benefits such as paid vacation, health insurance, and sick leave. Self-employed funeral directors and managers must provide their own insurance.

Funeral home managers (SOC 11-9171)
Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $33.99 $48.47 $71.53
Yearly $70,699 $100,824 $148,793
    Cook County Hourly $44.52 $56.99 (1)
Yearly $92,604 $118,547 (1)
    Edwardsville Area Hourly (1) (1) (1)
Yearly (1) (1) (1)
    Springfield Area Hourly $24.11 $41.40 $49.64
Yearly $50,141 $86,119 $103,253
United States Hourly $27.42 $36.71 $53.52
Yearly $57,020 $76,350 $111,310
(1) Wage estimate isn't available.

Morticians undertakers and funeral arrangers (SOC 39-4031)

Location
Pay Period
25%
Median
75%
Illinois Hourly $19.60 $27.97 $38.72
Yearly $40,766 $58,180 $80,536
    Charleston-Effingham-Centralia Area Hourly $17.09 $18.82 $23.00
Yearly $35,556 $39,135 $47,830
    Cook County Hourly $20.98 $28.05 $40.91
Yearly $43,632 $58,334 $85,091
    Edwardsville Area Hourly $28.09 $31.10 $68.49
Yearly $58,437 $64,692 $142,452
    Mt. Vernon-Marion-Carbondale Area Hourly $19.53 $31.96 $35.95
Yearly $40,622 $66,475 $74,783
    Peoria-Bloomington Area Hourly $22.06 $25.44 $41.35
Yearly $45,891 $52,921 $86,001
    Rock Island-Moline Area Hourly $17.26 $24.23 $30.28
Yearly $35,903 $50,408 $62,980
    Rockford Area Hourly $22.72 $26.76 $44.65
Yearly $47,252 $55,651 $92,868
    Shawnee National Forest Area Hourly $33.47 $37.56 $41.58
Yearly $69,611 $78,135 $86,478
    Springfield Area Hourly $18.14 $23.65 $32.41
Yearly $37,732 $49,200 $67,408
    St. Louis-Belleville Area Hourly $15.99 $19.45 $42.95
Yearly $33,262 $40,460 $89,333
    Vermilion County Hourly $14.91 $26.08 $28.82
Yearly $31,018 $54,256 $59,953
United States Hourly $19.25 $26.04 $34.39
Yearly $40,050 $54,150 $71,530

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.