|Morticians: A Quick Look|
|Median Salary||$46,840 per annum|
|Entry-level education||Associate’s degree|
|Primary employers||Funeral homes|
|Number of positions (U.S.)||23,500|
|Job Growth (2010-2020)||12% (On Par with Average)|
|New positions (2010-2020)||+2,800|
What Is A Mortician?
Morticians, also known as funeral directors or undertakers, are responsible for the day to day management of funeral homes. They work with staff and the family of the deceased to plan and carryout the funeral service and burial. Read more.
Morticians earn a median salary of $46,840 per annum, or $22.52 per hour. Read more.
How to Become A Mortician
Morticians must attain a minimum of a 2 year degree in mortuary science. Morticians must also be licensed by their state in order to work in the profession. Find out How to Become a Mortician… Read more.
See our listing of the top mortuary science schools & training programs
The job outlook for morticians is slightly above the national average, with a projected growth rate of 12% from 2012-2022. Read more.