Occupational Employment Statistics


21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education

Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 6017$23.18/hr$13.79/hr$16.01/hr$25.31/hr$29.23/hr$31.74/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Education and Health Services110$24.19/hr
Other Services280$25.54/hr
Public AdministrationN/A$30.18/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 20$26.65/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 20$20.43/hr3.4%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$22.59/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$29.16/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$23.48/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 30$19.07/hr-7.5%
Southwest Balance of State 40$15.48/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 50$22.45/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 60$25.31/hr7.0%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 210$27.81/hr8.1%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 220$27.43/hrN/A
Minnesota 410$25.67/hr5.3%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Clergy 1,310$23.10/hr6.6%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 2,530$46.72/hr4.5%
Instructional Coordinators 3,600$33.66/hr8.2%
Social and Community Service Managers 3,360$35.37/hr9.6%
Training and Development Specialists 6,290$31.18/hr7.7%
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 3,710$108,618.38/yr4.6%
Public Relations Managers 1,880$51.31/hr8.9%
Human Resources Managers 4,370$53.88/hr8.1%
Training and Development Managers 1,040$50.91/hr9.2%
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Vocational Education 20,940$62,643.02/yr4.7%

  • Publicize programs through sources such as newsletters, bulletins, or mailings.
  • Develop or direct study courses or religious education programs within congregations.
  • Counsel individuals regarding interpersonal, health, financial, or religious problems.
  • Locate and distribute resources, such as periodicals or curricula, to enhance the effectiveness of educational programs.
  • Implement program plans by ordering needed materials, scheduling speakers, reserving space, or handling other administrative details.
  • Identify and recruit potential volunteer workers.
  • Implement program plans by ordering needed materials, scheduling speakers, reserving space, or handling other administrative details.
  • Confer with clergy members, congregational officials, or congregational organizations to encourage support of or participation in religious education activities.
  • Collaborate with other ministry members to establish goals and objectives for religious education programs or to develop ways to encourage program participation.
  • Train and supervise religious education instructional staff.