Average Early-Career Clergy Salary

$44,808
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The average salary for an Early-Career Clergy is $44,808.
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$32k
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MEDIAN $44,808
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Salary
$32k - $70k
Total Pay
$25k - $71k

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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.

Career Paths

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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Clergy Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Clergy

A mid-career Clergy with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) 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. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,296.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 154 survey responses.
Mid Career
12.3%
Experienced
40.3%
Late Career
47.4%