WIRED Occupation Report
for Funeral Directors (11-9061) in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational Description Perform various tasks to arrange and direct funeral services, such as coordinating transportation of body to mortuary for embalming, interviewing family or other authorized person to arrange details, selecting pallbearers, procuring official for religious rites, and providing transportation for mourners.
Employment Projections for Funeral Directors in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.Data Sources and Limitations
Wages (All Industries, 2010) for Funeral Directors in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
State of Oregon License Information for Funeral Directors
Current Job Openings for Funeral Directors in the Oregon Portion of the WIRED Region There are no openings for this occupation in the WIRED region.
Major Industries of Employment for Funeral Directors in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Educational Requirements for Funeral Directors Workers typically need an Associate's degree to enter this occupation. In addition, long-term on-the-job training is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Funeral Directors
Schools and Training Providers for Funeral Directors The training providers listed below offer one or more of the following programs:
Graduates and Program Completers for training programs related to Funeral Directors
Employment Service Job Applicants - January 2011 for Funeral Directors in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational experience is largely self-reported. Applicants counts include only those registered with the Oregon State Employment Department and the Washington State Employment Security Department. They do not represent all job applicants across the WIRED region. Applicants in Oregon may be listed under multiple occupational categories, so summing applicant counts across occupational classifications will result in some double-counting.Source: Oregon Employment Department, Washington State Employment Security Department