Embalmers in Louisiana
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While jobs for Embalmers in Louisiana are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Embalmers in Louisiana is expected to decrease.
Embalmers in Louisiana earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Embalmers Work in Louisiana?
180 people worked as Embalmers in 2018 in this state.
There were 150 Embalmers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 140 Embalmers working in it, which means Louisiana has more Embalmers than average.
Job Projections for Louisiana
Jobs for Embalmers in this state are declining at a rate of 6.7% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 0.0%.
Louisiana Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 140 jobs for Louisiana Embalmers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 600 annual jobs and 3,700 total jobs in 2026.
What do Embalmers Make in Louisiana?
In 2018 wages for Embalmers ranged from $33,240 to $62,670 with $47,110 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.98 to $30.13. The median hourly rate was $22.65.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $19.89 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $2.76.
The median salary in Louisiana is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Louisiana Metros for Embalmers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Embalmers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|New Orleans-Metairie, LA||60||$46,650|
Top States for Embalmers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Embalmers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Embalmers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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