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Religious Education Director Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$55,635 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Religious Education Director is $55,635 a year and $27 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Religious Education Director is between $40,807 and $67,975. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Religious Education Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Plans, organizes, and directs religious education program designed to promote religious education among congregation membership and counsels members concerning personal problems: analyzes revenue and program cost data to determine budget priorities.
  • Analyzes member participation, and changes in congregation emphasis to determine needs for religious education.
  • Develops study courses and supervises instructional staff.
  • Counsels students.
  • Plans congregational activities and projects to attract attention to, and encourage active participation in programs.
  • Promotes student participation in extracurricular congregational activities.
  • Visits homes of congregation members and confers with clergy member, congregation officials, and congregation organizations to solicit support and participation, and to stimulate interest in religious and educational programs.
  • Participates in such denominational activities as giving help to new congregations and small congregations.
  • Interprets work of school to public through speaking or discussion-leading in related fields, and contributes articles to local and national publications.
  • Orders and distributes school supplies.
Religious Education Director Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Directors, Religious Activities and Education

Job family population: 21,430

Estimated population of Religious Education Director jobs: 9,871

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Religious Education Director Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Before/After School Special Needs Site Director
May 6
Downers Grove, United States
KinderCare Education
KinderCare Education is the nation's leader in early childhood education. We nourish curiosity ... religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military orveteran status, gender ...
Assistant Director
May 3
Glendale Heights, United States
KinderCare Education
KinderCare Education is the nation's leader in early childhood education. We nourish curiosity ... religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender ...
Program Director
May 17
Chicago, IL, USA
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
Competitive salary based upon relevant education, experience and licensure. * Monetary Incentive ... religion, sex, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status ...
Managing Director, Business Development Client Leader
May 14
Chicago, United States
... education, deal closure, and after-deal relationship management * Manages research analysts to ... religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability ...
Physical Education Instructor
Apr 17
Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School
Director of Athletics and Physical Education Effective Date: August 15, 2019 Division: Early ... A pluralistic community day school, Bernard Zell welcomes students and families of varied religious ...
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