2024 Death Care Services Industry Statistics Report

Death Care Services - Market Size and Industry Forecast

The 2024 Death Care Services Industry Report contains historical and forecasted statistics used by leading private equity firms and consultants. Market sizes from 2019 to 2029 reflect industry trends and growth patterns. Revenues include both public and private companies in the Death Care Services industry.

Market Size (Total Revenue)


% Growth Rate
Number of Companies
Total Employees
Average Revenue per Company
Average Employees per Company
Source: U.S. government financial data.

Industry Revenue ($ Billions)

Industry Market Size
  • 2017
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022
  • 2023

Advanced econometric models forecast five years of industry growth based on short- and long-term trend analysis. Market size includes revenue generated from all products and services sold within the industry.

Death Care Services - Geographic Breakdown by U.S. State

Market size by state reveals local opportunity through the number of companies located in the region. Each state's growth rate is affected by regional economic conditions. Data by state can be used to pinpoint profitable and nonprofitable locations for Death Care Services companies in the United States.

Death Care Services Revenue by State

Market Size by State

Distribution by Company Size

Company SizeAll IndustriesDeath Care Services
Small Business (< 5 Employees)


Small Business (5 - 20)
Midsized Business (20 - 100)
Large Business (100 - 500)
Enterprise (> 500)

Death Care Services - Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial statement analysis determines averages for the following industry forces:
The report includes a traditional income statement from an "average" company (both public and private companies included).

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
Total Revenue


Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold (COGS)
Gross Profit
Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit

Average Income Statement

Average Income Statement

Cost of Goods Sold

Salaries, Wages, and Benefits



Depreciation and Amortization

Officer Compensation

Net Income

Death Care Services - Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratios allow a company's performance to be compared against that of its peers.

Financial RatioIndustry Average
Profitability Ratios


Profit Margin
Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio
Quick Ratio
Activity Ratios
Average Collection Period
Asset Turnover Ratio
Receivables Turnover Ratio
Inventory Conversion Ratio

Death Care Services - Product Mix

Product DescriptionDescriptionRevenue
($ Millions)
Industry total


Pre-burial services for human remains
Resale of funeral goods
Funeral planning services - pre-burial services for human remains
Resale of funeral goods - caskets
Packaged funeral services for prep & disposition of human remains
Graves, plots, & other spaces for human remains
Graves, plots, & other spaces for human remains - sales
Pre-burial services for human remains - body prep services
Interment of human remains

Death Care Services - Compensation and Salary Surveys

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom QuartileAverage (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations8%


Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers1%
Other Management Occupations6%
Funeral Service Managers6%
Funeral Service Managers6%
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations13%
Grounds Maintenance Workers10%
Grounds Maintenance Workers10%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers10%
Personal Care and Service Occupations48%
Funeral Service Workers47%
Funeral Attendants25%
Funeral Attendants25%
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors18%
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors18%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations20%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants8%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants8%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive7%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers6%
Office Clerks, General6%
Office Clerks, General6%

Government Contracts

In the past, the federal government spent an annual total of $26,910,250 on the death care services industry. It has awarded 741 contracts to 130 companies, with an average value of $207,002 per company.

Death Care Services and Adjacent Industries - Top Companies

($ Millions)


Death Care Services Industry Research
GeographyUnited States  
Publication DateJune 2024
Report FormatPDF Download  PDF

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