How much does a Clergy make in the United States? The average Clergy salary in the United States is $107,700 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $88,500 and $122,000. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.

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Clergy Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Clergy Salary $71,019 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Clergy Salary $88,500 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Clergy Salary $107,700 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Clergy Salary $122,000 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Clergy Salary $135,019 US May 28, 2024
25% $88,500 10% $71,019 90% $135,019 75% $122,000 $107,700 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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The Clergy provides spiritual leadership to members. Directs religious services and all daily operations for the organization. Being a Clergy oversees outreach and educational programs. Supervises church staff and associated administrative businesses. In addition, Clergy performs religious services, leads prayer and conducts worship. Requires a master's degree. Typically reports to regional or chapter manager. The Clergy typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. Working as a Clergy typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2024

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