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Funeral Home Managers

What do they do?

Plan, direct, or coordinate the services or resources of funeral homes. Includes activities such as determining prices for services or merchandise and managing the facilities of funeral homes.

Education Required

Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.

Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.

What Does This Job Pay?
Tennessee Average Salary: $86,000-$175,000
Median Annual Salary: $74,200
Median Hourly Salary: $36
$42,990
$74,200
$156,940
One out of ten earn less than $42,990
The median salary is $74,200
One out of ten earn more than $156,940
Top Skills For This Job
  • Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
  • Social
  • looking for ways to help people
  • understanding people's reactions
  • Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
Will There Be Jobs?
Jobs stay the same

New job opportunities are less likely in the future.

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Are You On Track?
Typical education needed: Associate's degree
Associate's degree
Professional degree
Bachelor's degree
57%
13%
12%
Typical Daily Tasks
  • Consult with families or friends of the deceased to arrange funeral details, such as obituary notice wording, casket selection, or plans for services.
  • Direct and supervise work of embalmers, funeral attendants, death certificate clerks, cosmetologists, or other staff.
  • Schedule funerals, burials, or cremations.
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