Funeral Attendants | 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.
2021 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 15.21 10.75 11.78 14.05 17.23 21.95

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