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Embalmers in Virginia

Considering a career as an Embalmer in Virginia?

$37,310 Median Salary
30 Job Openings
  • Embalmers in Virginia earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Embalmers Work in Virginia?

There were approximately 190 workers employed as Embalmers in this state in 2018.

There were 190 Embalmers employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Embalmers in VA Employment Trend

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

Embalmers in VA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Virginia

Jobs for Embalmers in this state are not growing or decreasing, which is similar to nationwide of 0.0% growth.

Job Projections for Embalmers: Nation vs. VA

Virginia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 30 annual Embalmers job openings in Virginia, and 180 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 Virginia?

In 2018 wages for Embalmers ranged from $26,220 to $79,790 with $37,310 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.61 to $38.36. The median hourly rate was $17.94.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.68 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $5.74.

The median salary in Virginia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Embalmers Earnings: VA vs. National Average

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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