Crematory Operator Career

Job Description: Perform variety of tasks during funeral, such as placing casket in parlor or chapel prior to service; arranging floral offerings or lights around casket; directing or escorting mourners; closing casket; and issuing and storing funeral equipment.

*A job as a Crematory Operator falls under the broader career category of Funeral Attendants. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .

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Crematory Operator Career

Salary Info

We do not have salary data for this specific career but we can provide average wages for all careers in the category of Funeral Attendants

Median Annual Wage

$24,180

Median Hourly Wage

$11.63*

Total Employed Nationally

33,400


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2013 wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.