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 Hawaii. On average, they make less than teachers but more than special education teachers.

Career Median Salary
Teacher salary $44K
Correctional officer salary $59K
Family social worker salary $55K
Firefighter salary $56K
Hazardous materials removal worker salary $56K
Clergy salary $47K
Make-Up artist salary $48K
Postal service clerk salary $60K
Landscaper salary $51K
Special education teacher salary $50K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)