Clergies rate their happiness above average.

At CareerExplorer, we conduct an ongoing survey with millions of people and ask them how satisfied they are with their careers. As it turns out, clergies rate their career happiness 3.6 out of 5 stars which puts them in the top 26% of careers.

To put this into perspective, we compared how happy clergies are to similar careers in the industry. Take a look at the results below:

Salaries and satisfaction ratings in similar careers

Career Satisfaction Avg Salary
Detective
3.6
$83k
Sign language interpreter
3.6
$52k
Professor
3.6
$65k
Clergy
3.6
$51k
Wedding planner
3.6
$46k
Principal
3.5
$92k
Event planner
3.5
$42k
Private detective
3.5
$51k

So what does it mean to be happy in your career? Let’s break it down into different dimensions:

Are clergies happy with their salary?