Average Clergy Salary

$52,295
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$2,500
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The average salary for a Clergy is $52,295.
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$33k
10%
$52k
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$86k
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MEDIAN $52,295
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Salary
$33k - $86k
Bonus
$500 - $25k
Total Pay
$33k - $86k

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Job Description for Clergy

Clergy Tasks
  • Lead weekly religious services.
  • Perform administrative duties including correspondence, resident profiles and other appropriate services.
  • Plan, organize and lead Bible studies.
  • Lead or represent religious organization at weddings, baptisms, wakes, funerals and memorial services.
  • Minister to members and families in need.

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Popular Skills for Clergy

Skills in Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Administration, Leadership, Public Speaking and Counseling.

Pay by Experience Level for Clergy

An early career Clergy with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $44,365 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Clergy with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,412 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Clergy with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,964 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,296.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 189 survey responses.
Early Career
11.1%
Mid Career
18.0%
Experienced
36.0%
Late Career
34.9%