What Does A Embalmer Do?

Embalmers prepare people after they die for viewings during funerals.

How Do I Become A Embalmer?

Completing a two-three year college program in funeral service is required to do this type of work.

What is the Average Salary For A Embalmer?

High – 62,000
Median – 40,000
Low – 20,000

What Courses Should I Take To Become A Embalmer?

  • Science – As much as possible, including biology and psychology!
  • Math – As much as possible!
  • English – As much as possible!
  • Communication

What Is The Work Environment For A Embalmer?

Embalmers typically work for funeral homes.

What Is The Future Outlook For A Embalmer?

The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.


  • Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada

What Degrees Should I Consider If I Want To Be A Embalmer?