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Embalmer Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$65,543 (USD)

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Last updated: June 16, 2019

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The average pay for an Embalmer is $65,543 a year and $32 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for an Embalmer is between $47,542 and $80,481. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Embalmer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Embalms bodies for burial or cremation in conformity with legal requirements.
  • Cleanses and dries body, using germicidal soap and towels or hot air drier.
  • Embeds convex celluloid or cotton between eyeball and eyelid to prevent slipping and sinking of eyelid.
  • Forces air from lungs by pressing diaphragm.
  • Eliminates escape of gases or waste matter by packing body orifices with cotton saturated with embalming fluid.
Embalmer Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Embalmers

Job family population: 4,200

Estimated population of Embalmer jobs: 1,765

Rate of error: 7.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

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