Death Becomes Her: Women Make Inroads in Funeral Industry

Women aren't just attracted to birthing life and caretaking. Increasingly, they are moving into the death industry. 
 
 
Upending long-held beliefs that women can't do well in the funeral industry, there's a growing trend of women pursuing education and credentials to be funeral home directors and workers. 
 
With median salaries of $58,000 to $78,000 and projected growth in jobs for the next decade, these are great careers for women that don't require four-year degrees.


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