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 South Dakota. On average, they make less than landscapers but more than firefighters.

Career Median Salary
Landscaper salary $49K
Real estate appraiser salary $45K
Health educator salary $49K
Energy broker salary $46K
Police officer salary $47K
Clergy salary $45K
Probation officer salary $46K
Postal service worker salary $44K
Postal service clerk salary $44K
Firefighter salary $40K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)