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Summary Job Description Education Skills, Abilities and Interests More Information

ActivitiesPrepare bodies for burial according to certain procedures and legal requirements.

OutlookSlower-than-average job growth

Median Income$43,800 per year in 2011

Work Context & ConditionsOften work long, irregular hours, mostly indoors, as they provide their services to others. Many work on an on-call basis, because they may be needed to remove remains in the middle of the night.

Minimum Education RequirementsGeneral High School Program

SkillsMonitoring, Time Management, Equipment Maintenance

AbilitiesFinger Dexterity, Manual Dexterity, Arm-Hand Steadiness