Salary of Mortuary Attendants in Kenya


One of the most underrated jobs in Kenya is Mortuary Attendant but it’s well paying. The salary of Mortuary attendant vary depending on where they work. Private mortuaries pay Ksh 80,000 to Ksh200, 000 per month while public mortuaries pay Ksh 70,000 to Ksh 150,000 per month.

Apart from the basic salaries they earn, they also get money from relatives of the deceased and other allowances. A mortuary attendant can take home up to Ksh 200,000 per month.

Le Funeral Home is the best paying mortuary in Kenya, it pays up to Ksh300,000 per month to Mortuary Attendants. Mash also pays good salaries.

The job is demanding, which is why there is scarcity of mortuary attendants in Kenya.

KMTC has introduced a diploma in Mortuary Attendant. If you want to get a job immediately you graduate, register for this course—it takes 3 years. After college, you will get a job which pays you over Ksh70,000 per month.