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Funeral Attendants - What They Do

Funeral Attendants generally receive Short-term on-the-job training before they are capable of performing their job at an acceptable level. Once employed, Funeral Attendants can expect to earn an average of $23,000 per year throughout their career.

In addition, over the next 10 years Funeral Attendants will be one of the fastest growing occupations. They should experience a 14.3% rate of growth during this time period. In respect to starting your own business, Funeral Attendants rarely feel the entrepreneurial itch. Currently, 0.6% of the employment base is classified as self-employed.

Given the job environment today, Funeral Attendants can consider themselves quite lucky, as only 5.3% are currently unemployed.

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The Funeral Director Program teaches a student how to disinfect, preserve, prepare or restore human remains. The program also teaches them how to enter into funeral contract, arrange, conduct or direct bereavement rites and ceremonies.

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