Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers

5.6/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
13%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
4.1%
by 2030
WAGES
$54,100
or $26.01 hourly
VOLUME
24,560
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 13% (No worries)

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Qualities required for this occupation:
Assisting and Caring for Others
Social Perceptiveness
Negotiation
Originality
Persuasion
Key
very important
quite important
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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers' job openings is expected to rise 4.1% by 2030
'Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers' was $54,100, or $26.01 hourly
'Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers' are paid 29.0% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 24,560 people employed as Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Arrangers.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Perform various tasks to arrange and direct individual 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.

SOC Code: 39-4031.00

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