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Embalmers - What They Do


Embalmers generally receive a Postsecondary vocational award before they enter the job market. Once employed, Embalmers can expect to earn an average of $44,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Embalmers will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 14.3% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Embalmers rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 0.7% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Embalmers can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 5.3% are currently unemployed.

Academic Programs of Interest

Funeral Director
The Funeral Director Program teaches a student how to disinfect, preserve, prepare or restore human remains. The program also teaches them how to enter into funeral contract, arrange, conduct or direct bereavement rites and ceremonies. The Funeral Director Program also teaches a student how to arrange ...more