The average salary for a Late-Career Clergy is $58,296.
Is Clergy your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
$32k - $100k
$0 - $2k
$32k - $99k
Your Market Worth Over Time
How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.
Job Description for Clergy
Clergy is a general term referring to individuals at the head of various religious congregations; for example, priests, reverends, rabbis and imams are considered clergy. Clergy typically work in churches, synagogues, mosques and other religious institutions, although institutions such as hospitals and correctional facilities may also employ clergy to help advise and offer spiritual support for individuals in the facilities and their families. Clergy offer spiritual support in a variety of ways…Read more
- 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.
Explore the most common career paths for Clergy. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)
Clergy Job Listings
Popular Skills for Clergy
Skills in Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Administration, Team 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 $44,808 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Clergy with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,496 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Clergy with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,581 based on 62 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
Learn more about cost of living by city.
Years of Experience
This data is based on 97 survey responses.
Related Job Salaries
$41k - $102k
$44k - $170k
$32k - $70k
$37k - $77k
$42k - $76k
$40k - $83k
$30k - $59k
$35k - $67k
$54k - $134k
$39k - $81k