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 $37,353. Salaries typically start from $12,964 and go up to $63,422.

Average Clergy Hourly Wage in the United States

Clergies earn an average hourly wage of $17.96. Hourly wages typically start from $6.23 and go up to $30.49.

Source: CareerExplorer (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: CareerExplorer user data. View more Clergy demographics

Salary Satisfaction

2.8
SCORE
840
RATINGS
Clergies average a score of 2.8 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Clergies in the 24th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: CareerExplorer 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:

$30.49
an hour
$63,422.1
per year
Senior Clergy Earnings

Senior Clergies in the United States earn:

$22.60
an hour
$47,007.5
per year
Experienced Clergy Earnings

Experienced Clergies in the United States earn:

$16.22
an hour
$33,746.5
per year
Junior Clergy Earnings

Junior Clergies in the United States earn:

$11.17
an hour
$23,243.3
per year
Starting Clergy Earnings

Starting Clergies in the United States earn:

$6.23
an hour
$12,964.0
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Clergy Salary Comparison

Clergies earn more than 47% percent of similar careers in the United States.

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Clergy Salary $37k
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Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Clergy salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Clergy Salary in California $20.09 $41,796.8 # 1
Clergy Salary in Georgia $18.67 $38,828.8 # 2
Clergy Salary in United States $17.96 $37,352.6 # 3
Clergy Salary in Texas $15.13 $31,469.1 # 4