Career Attributes

  • $38,896
  • 243,900
  • 3.7
  • 8.2%
  • Master's degree
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
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How much does a Clergy make in the United States?

Average Clergy Yearly Salary in the United States

Clergies earn an average yearly salary of $38,896. Salaries typically start from $14,348 and go up to $66,182.

Average Clergy Hourly Wage in the United States

Clergies earn an average hourly wage of $18.70. Hourly wages typically start from $6.90 and go up to $31.82.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

68%
Full-Time
32%
Part-Time

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Clergy demographics

Salary Satisfaction

2.8
SCORE
816
RATINGS
Clergies average a score of 2.8 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Clergies in the 26th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more Clergy satisfaction

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Clergy Earnings by Seniority

Top End Clergy Earnings

The highest earning Clergies in the United States earn:

$31.82
an hour
$66,182.3
per year
Senior Clergy Earnings

Senior Clergies in the United States earn:

$23.17
an hour
$48,185.4
per year
Experienced Clergy Earnings

Experienced Clergies in the United States earn:

$16.65
an hour
$34,626.9
per year
Junior Clergy Earnings

Junior Clergies in the United States earn:

$11.69
an hour
$24,324.5
per year
Starting Clergy Earnings

Starting Clergies in the United States earn:

$6.90
an hour
$14,347.8
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Clergy Salary Comparison

Clergies earn more than 49% percent of similar careers in the United States.

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Highway Maintenance Worker Salary $39k
Meter Reader Salary $39k
Translator Salary $38k
Event Planner Salary $38k
Clergy Salary $38k
Correctional Officer Salary $38k
Rehabilitation Counselor Salary $37k
Garbage Collector Salary $37k
Piano Tuner Salary $37k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Clergy salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Clergy Salary in District of Columbia $32.59 $67,790 # 1
Clergy Salary in Hawaii $29.51 $61,380 # 2
Clergy Salary in Washington $29.34 $61,030 # 3
Clergy Salary in Massachusetts $28.34 $58,950 # 4
Clergy Salary in Connecticut $26.70 $55,540 # 5
Clergy Salary in Alaska $26.54 $55,200 # 6
Clergy Salary in Colorado $26.22 $54,530 # 7
Clergy Salary in New Jersey $26.00 $54,070 # 8
Clergy Salary in New Hampshire $25.92 $53,910 # 9
Clergy Salary in Nevada $25.69 $53,440 # 10
Clergy Salary in California $25.36 $52,746.6 # 11
Clergy Salary in New York $25.27 $52,570 # 12
Clergy Salary in Delaware $25.11 $52,220 # 13
Clergy Salary in Rhode Island $24.31 $50,570 # 14
Clergy Salary in Arizona $23.92 $49,750 # 15
Clergy Salary in North Dakota $23.90 $49,720 # 16
Clergy Salary in Maine $23.68 $49,260 # 17
Clergy Salary in Maryland $23.24 $48,340 # 18
Clergy Salary in North Carolina $23.19 $48,230 # 19
Clergy Salary in Florida $23.16 $48,180 # 20
Clergy Salary in Illinois $23.09 $48,030 # 21
Clergy Salary in Vermont $23.02 $47,880 # 22
Clergy Salary in Minnesota $22.84 $47,500 # 23
Clergy Salary in Missouri $22.84 $47,500 # 24
Clergy Salary in New Mexico $22.83 $47,480 # 25
Clergy Salary in Oregon $22.69 $47,200 # 26
Clergy Salary in Wisconsin $22.65 $47,110 # 27
Clergy Salary in Kentucky $22.59 $46,980 # 28
Clergy Salary in West Virginia $22.56 $46,920 # 29
Clergy Salary in Iowa $22.48 $46,750 # 30
Clergy Salary in Mississippi $22.43 $46,660 # 31
Clergy Salary in Oklahoma $22.22 $46,210 # 32
Clergy Salary in Nebraska $22.17 $46,110 # 33
Clergy Salary in South Dakota $22.11 $45,990 # 34
Clergy Salary in South Carolina $22.09 $45,940 # 35
Clergy Salary in Georgia $22.05 $45,857.9 # 36
Clergy Salary in Pennsylvania $21.97 $45,690 # 37
Clergy Salary in Tennessee $21.82 $45,380 # 38
Clergy Salary in Texas $21.80 $45,344.5 # 39
Clergy Salary in Ohio $21.40 $44,510 # 40
Clergy Salary in Indiana $21.27 $44,250 # 41
Clergy Salary in Kansas $21.09 $43,860 # 42
Clergy Salary in Louisiana $21.04 $43,760 # 43
Clergy Salary in Alabama $21.00 $43,670 # 44
Clergy Salary in Arkansas $20.97 $43,620 # 45
Clergy Salary in Montana $20.71 $43,080 # 46
Clergy Salary in Idaho $20.58 $42,810 # 47
Clergy Salary in Michigan $20.31 $42,240 # 48
Clergy Salary in Virginia $20.01 $41,620 # 49
Clergy Salary in United States $18.70 $38,896.1 # 50
Clergy Salary in Guam $18.39 $38,250 # 51
Clergy Salary in Puerto Rico $14.52 $30,210 # 52

Career Attributes

  • $38,896
  • 243,900
  • 3.7
  • 8.2%
  • Master's degree
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
More Attributes