Clergy Salary (United States)

A Clergy earns an average salary of $47,938 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Public Speaking and Counseling.
Clergy Total Pay (?
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$26,994 - $75,350
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MEDIAN: $47,937
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
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$26,994 - $75,350  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,617 - $76,329  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
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Job Description for Clergy
  • Lead or represent religious organization at weddings, baptisms, wakes, funerals and memorial services.
  • Minister to members and families in need.
  • Plan, organize and lead Bible studies.
  • Lead weekly religious services.
  • Perform administrative duties including correspondence, resident profiles and other appropriate services.
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Experience Affects Clergy Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$48,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Skills That Affect Clergy Salaries

Public Speaking
up arrow 21%
Counseling
up arrow 16%
National Average
$48,000
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Gender
Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
40%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 30%
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