The average cost of cremation with serviceshandled through a funeral home is between $2,000 and $4,000. If these same services are handled directly through a crematory, you can expect to pay between $1,500 and $3,000.
When choosing cremation following a funeral service, you can expect to pay between $4,000 to $6,000 at a funeral home or $3,000 to $4,000 at a crematory.
Typically, these prices include the cost of the actual cremation and a basic memorial service. Some families may instead choose to cremate the body after first holding a viewing or funeral ceremony.
This type of cremation with service can increase costs considerably by requiring you to purchase a casket and pay more for the funeral director's basic services.
You can find and compare local cremation costs at Parting.com
Average funeral costs for popular cities in the US
Average Cremation Cost
|Los Angeles, California||$2,730|
|New York City, New York||$3,953|
|San Diego, California||$3,213|
|San Francisco, California||$3,775|
|San Jose, California||$3,349|