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Embalmer

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Embalmers prepare bodies to ensure they are preserved and presentable until they are buried or cremated.

The Work

You could be:

With some employers, embalming is part of a funeral directors job. See the job profile for Funeral Director.

Pay

Pay rates vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for trainee embalmers tend to be around £18,000 a year. With experience this can rise to £20,000 to £30,000 a year, or more.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
1387
1.4 %
RISE
2029
1406
  United Kingdom
2024
20428
2.9 %
RISE
2029
21021

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What Does it Take?

You need to be:

You should have:

Training

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