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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
Southwest Minnesota 7010$25.28/hr$14.88/hr$16.53/hr$23.89/hr$30.22/hr$38.65/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services20$38.65/hr
Education and Health Services830$25.27/hr
Other Services350$19.50/hr
Public Administration40$38.67/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$29.63/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 30$23.76/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 30$24.69/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 50$30.12/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 50$29.23/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 50$19.77/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 60$31.35/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 60$24.01/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 60$23.94/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 70$28.99/hr6.2%
Southwest Minnesota 70$23.89/hr7.9%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 70$27.70/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 90$22.25/hr8.4%
Southeast Minnesota 100$24.95/hr8.1%
Central Minnesota 130$24.08/hr6.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 740$24.48/hr6.2%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 810$24.32/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,230$24.11/hr6.8%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Directors, Religious Activities and Education 280$30.07/hr6.6%
Instructional Coordinators 3,740$38.65/hr6.5%
Education Administrators, Kindergarten through Secondary 3,900$106,796.51/yr6.1%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 2,100$47.88/hr2.2%
Communications Teachers, Postsecondary 570$80,261.12/yr2.9%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,010$81,690.19/yr2.8%
Human Resources Managers 4,000$63.84/hr6.7%
Social and Community Service Managers 4,960$38.74/hr11.8%
Social Work Teachers, Postsecondary 410$65,303.46/yr1.8%
Labor Relations Specialists 2,330$43.61/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.