Clergy earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Clergy salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $56,150
Alabama $38,021
Arkansas $41,316
Arizona $48,981
California $62,205
Colorado $54,580
Connecticut $57,200
District of Columbia $56,990
Delaware $50,000
Florida $46,410
Georgia $53,030
Guam $42,800
Hawaii $47,360
Iowa $41,296
Idaho $44,660
Illinois $48,981
Indiana $44,036
Kansas $42,090
Kentucky $48,366
Louisiana $49,880
Massachusetts $60,600
Maryland $50,450
Maine $52,830
Michigan $40,470
Minnesota $47,220
Missouri $47,730
Mississippi $44,500
Montana $47,000
North Carolina $47,760
North Dakota $47,060
Nebraska $44,930
New Hampshire $57,200
New Jersey $58,300
New Mexico $50,090
Nevada $52,810
New York $49,700
Ohio $44,970
Oklahoma $48,320
Oregon $48,340
Pennsylvania $46,379
Puerto Rico $19,750
Rhode Island $45,640
South Carolina $49,780
South Dakota $45,460
Tennessee $47,190
Texas $50,220
Virginia $38,990
Vermont $51,300
Washington $61,330
Wisconsin $50,770
West Virginia $36,640
Wyoming $57,240

How do clergy salaries compare to similar careers?

Clergies earn about the same as related careers in Alabama. On average, they make less than teachers but more than childcare program administrators.

Career Median Salary
Teacher salary $36K
Travel agent salary $40K
Elementary school teacher salary $40K
Precious metal worker salary $41K
Clergy salary $38K
Funeral director salary $39K
Embalmer salary $39K
Marriage therapist salary $39K
Sign language interpreter salary $39K
Childcare program administrator salary $35K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)