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
Southeast Minnesota 13026$24.50/hr$11.79/hr$20.05/hr$25.31/hr$29.58/hr$35.23/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business ServicesN/A$25.82/hr
Education and Health Services770$25.90/hr
Other Services500$18.88/hr
Public Administration30$33.12/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$21.92/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$27.84/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$22.99/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 50$15.30/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 60$27.47/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 70$18.39/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 70$25.25/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 80$25.87/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 90$26.72/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 90$24.01/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 100$26.80/hr5.3%
Northwest Minnesota 110$17.74/hr6.7%
Southeast Minnesota 130$25.31/hr1.8%
Southwest Minnesota 130$16.84/hr-6.2%
Central Minnesota 150$24.89/hr4.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 790$25.38/hr10.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 880$24.71/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,360$24.51/hr6.6%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 380$25.31/hr5.3%
Instructional Coordinators 3,860$36.24/hr8.2%
Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary 3,780$111,612.36/yr4.6%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 2,380$46.99/hr4.5%
Human Resources Managers 4,560$55.75/hr8.1%
Social and Community Service Managers 4,010$36.13/hr9.6%
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 560$63,874.64/yr4.4%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 490$70,704.64/yrN/A
Labor Relations Specialists 2,530$39.62/hr-5.3%

  • 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.