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Funeral: Career and Education Opportunities in Kentucky

Funeral: Funeral home staff attend to people during some of the most troubling times of their lives. Making sure the experience is as smooth and painless as possible, their job is to bring calm to a difficult time.

Kentucky
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Kentucky has a population of 4,314,113, which has grown by 6.74% over the past 10 years. Nicknamed the "Bluegrass State," its capital is Frankfort, though its biggest city is Lexington-Fayette. In 2008, there were a total of 2,442,252 jobs in Kentucky. The average annual income was $31,936 in 2008, up from $31,060 in 2007. The unemployment rate in Kentucky was 10.5% in 2009, which has grown by 3.9% since the previous year. About 17.1% of Kentucky residents have college degrees, which is lower than the national average.

The top industries in Kentucky include tobacco product merchant wholesalers, alumina production, and couriers.

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Embalmers prepare bodies for interment in conformity with legal requirements. Embalmers need to look for ways to help others. They also need to read and understand what has been read.