Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Funeral Attendants (39-4021)

Perform a variety of tasks during funeral, such as placing casket in parlor or chapel prior to service; arranging floral offerings or lights around casket; directing or escorting mourners; closing casket; and issuing and storing funeral equipment.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 31 40 29.03 3 2 6
United States 36100 37100 0.0 3400 2400 6000
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is robust with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
United States 14.97 9.69 11.43 14.01 17.64 22.19

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.