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Cemetery Manager Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$50,089 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$1,598

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 28, 2020

The average pay for a Cemetery Manager is $50,089 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cemetery Manager is between $37,147 and $60,893. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Cemetery Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Directs cemetery program and coordinates, through subordinate personnel, activities of workers engaged in providing burial services and maintaining cemetery grounds: formulates and administers cemetery policy and services under authority of governing board.
  • Analyzes and coordinates budget estimates and regulates expenditures to administer budget.
  • Periodically observes monuments to determine needs for repair or replacement.
  • Oversees hiring and firing of applicants and workers.
  • Directs activities of clerical staff and other workers engaged in burial services, landscaping, or maintenance of cemetery grounds.
  • Directs subordinates to arrange details, such as site of burial, digging of grave or opening of crypt, and placement of equipment and protective covering, with director, funeral or other official for burial services.
  • Directs subordinates to carry out burial arrangements.
  • May participate in layout, planning and preparing paperwork on construction projects.
  • May confer with suppliers, architects, contractors, paving company officials, and plumbers to plan and oversee major projects.
  • May supervise sales staff or sell burial lots to patrons.
Cemetery Manager Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers

Job family population: 202,550

Estimated population of Cemetery Manager jobs: 2,566

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$58,067
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Illinois, and the third-most-populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is also the most populous city in the Midwestern United States. Chicago is the county seat of Cook County, the second-most-populous county in the US, with a small portion of the northwest side of the city extending into DuPage County near O'Hare Airport. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland. At nearly 10 million people, the metropolitan...

Cemetery Manager Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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Jan 10
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Science Care, Inc
... Manages Others Not Specified Relocation No Industry Biotechnology, Healthcare - Health Services, Funeral - Cemetery Company Description Science Care is a growing company and we are looking for ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Cemetery Manager is $50,089 a year and $24 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Cemetery Manager is between $37,147 and $60,893. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Cemetery Manager. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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