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Occupational Employment Statistics


21-2011 Clergy

Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 11013$23.54/hr$14.28/hr$16.06/hr$23.98/hr$29.61/hr$33.25/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services70$30.87/hr
Education and Health Services680$28.31/hr
Other Services340$18.75/hr
Public Administration40$38.88/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 20$23.26/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$30.19/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 30$30.00/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$23.92/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 40$31.88/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 50$22.97/hr7.9%
Southwest Balance of State 50$18.93/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 50$23.54/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70$27.58/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 80$26.52/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 80$26.52/hr6.2%
Southeast Minnesota 80$24.44/hr8.1%
Northwest Balance of State 90$24.53/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 110$23.98/hr8.4%
Central Minnesota 120$27.30/hr6.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 660$27.61/hr6.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 740$27.37/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,150$25.81/hr6.8%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 480$28.96/hr6.6%
Instructional Coordinators 3,800$37.77/hr6.5%
Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary 3,880$111,572.07/yr6.1%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 2,010$47.96/hr2.2%
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 490$76,730.01/yr2.9%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 950$80,406.07/yr2.8%
Human Resources Managers 3,710$65.17/hr6.7%
Social and Community Service Managers 5,850$36.97/hr11.8%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 320$65,732.97/yr1.8%
Labor Relations Specialists 2,160$40.95/hr-4.7%

  • Read from sacred texts, such as the Bible, Torah, or Koran.
  • Organize and lead regular religious services.
  • Plan or lead religious education programs.
  • Visit people in homes, hospitals, or prisons to provide them with comfort and support.
  • Pray and promote spirituality.
  • Prepare and deliver sermons or other talks.
  • Pray and promote spirituality.
  • Counsel individuals or groups concerning their spiritual, emotional, or personal needs.
  • Study and interpret religious laws, doctrines, or traditions.
  • Perform administrative duties, such as overseeing building management, ordering supplies, contracting for services or repairs, or supervising the work of staff members or volunteers.