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-5% Jobs Projection
$50,510 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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.

Embalmers in MO Employment Trend

The typical state has 140 Embalmers working in it, which means Missouri has more Embalmers than average.

Embalmers in MO vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Embalmers: Nation vs. MO

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.

Embalmers Earnings: MO vs. National Average

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
California 480 $48,550
Texas 360 $43,390
Missouri 250 $50,510
Ohio 210 $51,030
Tennessee 200 $45,210
Florida 200 $38,240
Alabama 190 $39,140
Virginia 190 $37,310
Louisiana 180 $47,110
Arkansas 140 $43,140
Oklahoma 130 $48,080
South Carolina 130 $43,770
Kentucky 110 $36,850
Indiana 100 $36,600
Kansas 100 $45,810
Hawaii 80 $35,830
Arizona 70 $47,210
Nevada 70 $29,520
Mississippi 60 $40,650

Below are the states where Embalmers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New York $94,430
Oregon $51,130
Ohio $51,030
Missouri $50,510
California $48,550
Oklahoma $48,080
Michigan $47,320
Arizona $47,210
Louisiana $47,110
Kansas $45,810


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