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Clergy Salary

$56,731 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$879

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Clergy is $56,731 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Clergy is between $41,265 and $69,602. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Clergy. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Leads ministries, conducts religious worship, and performs other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination as authorized, and gives spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.
  • Leads congregation in worship services.
  • Prepares and delivers sermons and other talks.
  • Interprets doctrine of religion.
  • Instructs people who seek conversion to faith.
  • Conducts wedding and funeral services.
  • Administers religious rites or ordinances.
  • Visits sick and shut-ins, and helps the poor.
  • Counsels those in spiritual need and comforts bereaved.
Clergy Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Clergy

Job family population: 50,960

Estimated population of Clergy jobs: 15,648

Rate of error: 1.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,767
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Clergy Job Listings for United States

Clergy Administrative Assistant
Nov 20
Dallas, TX, USA
Temple Shalom
We are seeking a Clergy Administrative Assistant to join our team! You will perform clerical and administrative functions in order to facilitate success for Temple Shalom. Responsibilities: * Draft ...
Chaplain /
Dec 8
Pittsburgh, United States
Allegheny Health Network
Maintains working relationships with community clergy. (5%) * Conducts and coordinates formal/informal religious services for patient, families and staff. (5%) QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum * Masters of ...
Chaplain
Dec 8
Jacksonville, United States
Westminster Communities of Florida
Be an ordained Protestant (or mainstream denomination) clergy with at least Master of Divinity degree from an accredited institution. Have a minimum of three years parish or chaplain experience and ...
CHAPLAIN
Dec 5
Fargo, United States
CHI St. Alexius Health Williston Medical Center
Coordinates spiritual care with community clergy as directed by the plan of care. 3. Coordinates agency Bereavement Services: a. Completes initial assessment within 4-6 weeks following request for ...
Chaplain
Nov 26
Council Bluffs, IA, USA
CHI Health
Partners with area clergy and ministers to facilitate the healing process. Other aspects of this role may include, but are not limited to the following: religious services, debriefing, and leading ...

The average pay for a Clergy is $56,731 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Clergy is between $41,265 and $69,602. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Clergy. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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