Embalmers in Missouri
Get the information you need to know about working as an Embalmer.
While jobs for Embalmers in Missouri are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Embalmers in Missouri is expected to decrease.
Embalmers in Missouri earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Embalmers Work in Missouri?
There were approximately 250 workers employed as Embalmers in this state in 2018.
There were 240 Embalmers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 140 Embalmers working in it, which means Missouri has more Embalmers than average.
Job Projections for Missouri
Jobs for Embalmers in this state are declining at a rate of 4.8% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 0.0%.
Missouri Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 30 annual Embalmers job openings in Missouri, and 200 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 600 annual jobs and 3,700 total jobs in 2026.
What do Embalmers Make in Missouri?
In 2018 wages for Embalmers ranged from $27,740 to $86,900 with $50,510 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.33 to $41.78. The median hourly rate was $24.29.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $23.14 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.15.
The median salary in Missouri is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Missouri Metros for Embalmers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Embalmers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Kansas City, MO-KS||60||$49,900|
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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