Morgue Attendant Salary in the United States

How much does a Morgue Attendant make in the United States? The average Morgue Attendant salary in the United States is $37,728 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $32,749 and $46,981. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Morgue Attendant receives bodies of deceased patients and helps place bodies in compartment trays. Confirms identification of bodies and releases bodies as appropriate. Being a Morgue Attendant may assist pathologist in performing autopsies. Requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Additionally, Morgue Attendant typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Morgue Attendant gains or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. Works under moderate supervision. To be a Morgue Attendant typically requires 1-3 years of related experience. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Morgue Attendant

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Clinic Manager I

    3 + years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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