Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories

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Workforce

137k

2016 BLS Estimate

Average Employee Age

50.7

Estimated Job Growth

0.1%

10-Year Projection

Average Salary

$41,622

Average Male Salary

$45,529

Average Female Salary

$35,408

About

The top three occupations in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group are Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors, Embalmers & funeral attendants, Secretaries & administrative assistants, Grounds maintenance workers, and Miscellaneous managers. On average, full-time employees in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group work 44.5 hours per week and have an average annual salary of $53,086. Part-time employees in the same industry work 18.7 hours and earn an average annual salary of $15,487.

The locations with the highest concentration of employees in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group are Daviess & Hancock Counties PUMA, KY, Middlesex County (Outside Lowell City) PUMA, MA, and Pope, Johnson, Yell, Conway & Perry Counties PUMA, AR. The industry that purchases the most products or services from the Hospitals Industry Group is Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories .

Workforce

A snapshot of jobs, wages, and opportunities in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group. Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors are the most common position, but the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group employs a relatively high number of Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors, compared to other industries. 

The highest average salary in Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories goes to Marketing & sales managers.

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Occupations by Share

137k

Workforce (BLS Estimate)

ACS Estimate: 139k

4.3%

1 Year Growth

± 9.03%

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there were 137k people employed in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group in 2016.

According to ACS estimates, the number of people employed in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group has been growing at a rate of 4.3%, , from 133k people in 2016 to 139k people in 2017.

The following graphic shows the share of employment in Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories by various occupations according to ACS estimates. Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors represent the largest share of positions held in Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories at 27.5%, followed by Embalmers & funeral attendants with 9.55% and Secretaries & administrative assistants with 9.36%.

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Most Common

The most common occupations in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group, by number of employees, are Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors, Embalmers & funeral attendants, Secretaries & administrative assistants, Grounds maintenance workers, and Miscellaneous managers.

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Most Specialized

Compared to other Industry Groups, Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories employs an unusually high number of Morticians, undertakers, & funeral directors, Embalmers & funeral attendants, and Personal care & service workers, all other .

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations in Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories , by average wage, are Marketing & sales managers, Chief executives & legislators, and Miscellaneous managers.

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Wages

Average Salary

$41,622

AVERAGE WAGE

± $3,422

On average, employees in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group make $41,622 per year. This number makes Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories the 189 highest paying Industry Group in the United States out of a total of 266 Industry Groups.

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Wage by Location

HIGHEST PAYING PUBLIC USE MICRODATA AREA

This map shows which public use microdata areas (PUMAs) pay the highest average salary to employees in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group.

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Wage Distribution

0.472

WAGE GINI

Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories has a wage GINI of 0.472, which is less than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories (shown in red) in comparison to the national average for those wage buckets (shown in gray).

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Opportunities

Spatial Concentration

This map shows the PUMAs in the United States that have revealed comparative advantage in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group.

These are locations that employ more people in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group than expected given both the size of that location's overall labor pool and the national size of the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group.

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Diversity

Demographic information on the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group in the US. Male employees tend to earn more than Female employees, with average respective salaries of $45,529 and $35,408. So too tend to earn more than other races and ethnicities in this industry.

Gender Composition

53.6k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

±5.68k

85.2k

MALE WORKFORCE

±7.16k

61.4% of workers in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group are Male, making them the more common gender in the workforce. This chart shows the gender breakdown of the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$45,529

AVERAGE MALE SALARY

±$4,902

$35,408

AVERAGE FEMALE SALARY

±$4,134

On average, Male workers in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group make 1.29 times more than their Female counterparts. This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group.

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Wage by Race & Ethnicity in Common Jobs

RACE OR ETHNICITY WITH THE HIGHEST AVERAGE SALARY

  1. Two or More Races

  2. American Indian

  3. White

On average, Two or More Races employees in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group earn 1.25 times more than other races and ethnicities. This chart shows the race and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group.

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Input/Output

Estimates of the sources of the costs and the purchasers of the products in the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group. Based on estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, this section indicates the amount of money spent by a specific industry in other industries. Manufacturing has the highest single input, by dollars, to the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group, and the largest industry purchasing services from the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group is Professional and business services.

In this visualization, click on a category to expand or collapse it. All of the industries listed to the left are those places from which the highlighted industry has made purchases. They are the intermediate inputs to the highlighted industry. All those industries listed on the right side are those industries that have made purchases from the highlighted industry. They are the use of outputs of the highlighted industry. The visualizations below offer alternative ways to see and understand this data.

Industrial Flow

The closest comparable data for Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories is from Other Services, Except Public Administration.

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Intermediate Inputs

The Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group gets the most input, by its share of the cost of all intermediate inputs, from the Manufacturing Industry. This visualization does not include labor and capital costs.

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Use of Output by Other Industries

The Professional and business services Industry purchases the greatest share of products and services from the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group in order to produce other goods and services. Purchases of the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group for final consumption by consumers, businesses, or government are not included here.

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Projections

Growth projections of the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group, both by number of employees and output, from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. The national workforce is projected to grow 8.13% in the next ten years. The Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group has a lower projected workforce growth at 0.1%. Its projected 10-year growth in output (0.5%) is lower than the projected national growth in output (24.6%).

Job Growth

0.1%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for the Funeral homes, & cemeteries & crematories Industry Group.

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Output Growth

0.5%

ESTIMATED GROWTH

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