CompGeo Salary Survey Benchmark Job Summary and Competencies

Funeral Directors and Morticians

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CompGeo Occupation Group: Services
Job Family: Funeral
Benchmark Title: Funeral Directors and Morticians
 
Summary Job Description Tasks
Plan, direct, or coordinate the services or resources of funeral homes. Includes activities such as determining prices for services or merchandise and managing the facilities of funeral homes. Attend or make presentations at community events to promote funeral home services or build community relationships.
 
Conduct market research and analyze industry trends.
 
Consult with families or friends of the deceased to arrange funeral details, such as obituary notice wording, casket selection, or plans for services.
 
Direct and supervise work of embalmers, funeral attendants, death certificate clerks, cosmetologists, or other staff.
 
Direct or monitor administrative, support, repair, or maintenance services for funeral homes.
 
Monitor funeral service operations to ensure that they comply with applicable policies, regulations, and laws.
 
Negotiate contracts for prearranged funeral services.
 
Offer counsel and comfort to families and friends of the deceased.
 
Plan and implement changes to service offerings to meet community needs or increase funeral home revenues.
 
Plan and implement sales promotions or other marketing strategies and activities for funeral home operations.
 
Respond to customer complaints, legal inquiries, payment negotiations, or other post-service matters.
 
Review financial statements, sales or activity reports, or other performance data to identify opportunities for cost reductions or service improvements.
 
Schedule funerals, burials, or cremations.
 
Sell funeral services, products, or merchandise to clients.
 
Set marketing, sales, or other financial goals for funeral service establishments and monitor progress toward these goals.
 
Set prices or credit terms for funeral products or services.
 
Complete and maintain records such as state-required documents, tracking documents, or product inventories.
 
Evaluate the performance of vendors, contract employees, or other service providers to ensure quality and cost-efficiency.
 
Explain goals, policies, or procedures to staff members.
 
Identify skill development needs for funeral home staff.
 
Interview and hire new employees.
 
Schedule work hours for funeral home or contract employees.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Services
Job Family: Funeral
Benchmark Title: Funeral Directors and Morticians
 
Tools/Technology Example Product Category
Belmar & Associates Mortware Project management software
 
Corel WordPerfect software Word processing software
 
Custom Computer Software Funeral Director 2000 Project management software
 
Custom Data Systems Sterling Enterprise Management Software Project management software
 
FPA Software MACCS Project management software
 
FuneralKiosk Project management software
 
HMIS Advantage Project management software
 
Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software
 
Microsoft Office software Office suite software
 
Microsoft Word Word processing software
 
Schnable's Software Solutions Funeral Director Project management software
 
Twin Tier Technologies MIMS Project management software
 
Web browser software Internet browser software
 
Adult trocars Surgical trocars for general use or accessories
 
Air brushes Air brushes
 
Air-pressure embalming machines Chemical pumps
 
Aneurysm needles Postmortem needles
 
Angular forceps Floor grade forceps or hemostats
 
Arm and hand positioners Operating room patient positioning devices or accessories
 
Axillary drain tubes Embalming vein drainage tubes
 
Barber scissors Hair care supplies
 
Bistoury knives Autopsy knives or blades
 
Blending brushes Makeup kits
 
Body bags Body bags
 
Body positioners Operating room patient positioning devices or accessories
 
Calvarium clamps Postmortem incision clips
 
Carotid tubes Embalming injecting tubes
 
Casket lifters Cadaver lifter or transfer devices
 
Centrifugal force pumps Centrifugal pumps
 
Cosmetic brushes Makeup kits
 
Curved Kelly forceps Floor grade forceps or hemostats
 
Curved arterial tubes Embalming injecting tubes
 
Curved suture needles Suture needles
 
Cuticle scissors Manicure implements
 
Desktop computers Desktop computers
 
Electric mortuary aspirators Mortuary aspirators
 
Embalming bulb syringes Embalming cavity injectors
 
Embalming fluid pumps Chemical pumps
 
Embalming injector needles Embalming injector needles
 
Embalming syringes Embalming cavity injectors
 
Embalming vein drainage tubing Embalming vein drainage tubes
 
Emergency eye wash stations Eyewashers or eye wash stations
 
Extremity positioners Operating room patient positioning devices or accessories
 
Eye suture scissors Ophthalmic surgical knives or blades or scissors or accessories
 
Femoral drain tubes Embalming vein drainage tubes
 
Fixation forceps Floor grade forceps or hemostats
 
Gravity injectors Embalming cavity injectors
 
Hairpin injectors Embalming injecting tubes
 
Head blocks Operating room patient positioning devices or accessories
 
Head rests Operating room patient positioning devices or accessories
 
Highlighting brushes Makeup kits
 
Hydraulic body lifts Cadaver lifter or transfer devices
 
Hydro-electric aspirators Mortuary aspirators
 
Hypodermic needles Hypodermic needles
 
Iliac drain tubes Embalming vein drainage tubes
 
Infant arterial tubes Embalming injecting tubes
 
Infant trocars Surgical trocars for general use or accessories
 
Iris scissors Surgical scissors
 
Jugular drain tubes Embalming vein drainage tubes
 
Laptop computers Notebook computers
 
Lining brushes Makeup kits
 
Lister bandage scissors Bandage scissors or its supplies
 
Lower body positioners Operating room patient positioning devices or accessories
 
Mayo scissors Surgical scissors
 
Mortuary lifts Cadaver lifter or transfer devices
 
Nasal tube aspirators Autopsy fluid collection vacuum aspirators or tubing
 
Non-clogging post aspirators Autopsy fluid collection vacuum aspirators or tubing
 
Paint sprayers Paint sprayers
 
Personal computers Personal computers
 
Powder dusting brushes Makeup kits
 
Protective hoods Safety hoods
 
Protective medical face masks Medical staff isolation or surgical masks
 
Protective medical gloves Medical exam or non surgical procedure gloves
 
Protective shoe covers Footwear covers
 
Refrigerated body storage cabinets Morgue cabinet refrigerators
 
Ring cutters Finger ring removers
 
Safety coveralls Protective coveralls
 
Safety goggles Goggles
 
Spring forceps Floor grade forceps or hemostats
 
Steam autoclaves Steam autoclaves or sterilizers
 
Stippling brushes Makeup kits
 
Straight Kelly forceps Floor grade forceps or hemostats
 
Straight arterial tubes Embalming injecting tubes
 
Straight surgical scissors Surgical scissors
 
Stryker saws Autopsy saws
 
Surgical razors Surgical shave kits or prep razors or clippers
 
Surgical scalpels Surgical scalpels or knives or blades or trephines or accessories
 
Suture needle holders Surgical needle holders for general use
 
Thumb forceps Floor grade forceps or hemostats
 
Tinting brushes Makeup kits
 
Trocar sterilizers Steam autoclaves or sterilizers
 
Tube occluding forceps Floor grade forceps or hemostats
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Services
Job Family: Funeral
Benchmark Title: Funeral Directors and Morticians
 
Alternate Job Title(s)
Certified Mortician
Director
Embalmer
Funeral Arrangement Director
Funeral Arranger
Funeral Arrangment Director
Funeral Counselor
Funeral Director
Funeral Director / Embalmer
Funeral Director and Embalmer
Funeral Director and Mortician
Funeral Home Director
Funeral Home Manager
Funeral Location Manager
Funeral Pre-Need Consultant
Funeral Prearrangement Counselor
Licensed Embalmer
Licensed Funeral Director
Licensed Mortician
Location Manager
Mortician
Operations Manager
Undertaker
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Services
Job Family: Funeral
Benchmark Title: Funeral Directors and Morticians
 
 
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