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Verger Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$29,820 (USD)

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Last updated: May 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Verger is $29,820 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Verger is between $24,959 and $35,069. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Verger. 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

  • Cleans and maintains church and auxiliary buildings, churchyard, and furnishings, or gives directions to other workers so engaged.
  • Takes care of vestments and sacred vessels and prepares altar for religious services according to prescribed rite.
  • Opens and locks church before and after services.
  • Rings bells to announce services and other church events.
  • Tends furnace and boiler to provide heat.
  • May order cleaning supplies.
  • May act as usher during services, maintain attendance count, and conduct visitors between services.
  • May take part in conduct of services performing activities, such as lighting candles.
  • May maintain church cemetery.
  • May patrol church premises to provide security against vandalism and theft.
Verger Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners

Job family population: 2,164,040

Estimated population of Verger jobs: 158,538

Rate of error: 0.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

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