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What Does a Mortuary Assistant Get Paid in Missouri?

What are the job responsibilities of a Mortuary Assistant? What does an individual in this position get paid in Missouri?

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Here is the position summary for Mortuary Assistant as found in BLR’s Salary Finder:

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.

In Missouri, the midpoint of salaries reported for the position (50th percentile) is $21,641. The 75th percentile (the rate below which 75% of salary data falls) is $25,847. The 25th percentile (the rate below which 25% of the data falls) is $18,238.

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How much should you pay a Mortuary Assistant?, a leading provider of compensation data, scores this job as nonexempt (entitled to overtime). According to's rate ranges, grade 2 has a minimum of $17,531. The midpoint is $23,381, and the maximum is $29,231.

How much should an employer be paying a Mortuary Assistant in Missouri? It depends on many factors, but the most important are the experience and skills of the employee or applicant. Answer these questions: How much experience does he or she have? How highly skilled is he or she? Then, use the table below. Interpolate as necessary.

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