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What is a Religious Worker?

Religious Worker Job Description All religious workers not listed separately.

Types of Religious Workers

  • Gospel Worker
  • Christian Science Practitioner
  • Religious Healer
  • Parish Visitor
  • Missionary

Job Opportunities for Religious Workers

In the United States, there were 53,200 jobs for Religious Workers in 2016.

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 7.7% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 4,100 new jobs for Religious Workers by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 7,700 job openings in this field each year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Religious Workers in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Religious Workers are North Carolina, Texas, and Florida.

Watch out if you plan on working in Montana, Virginia, or South Dakota. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Salary for Religious Workers

The salary for Religious Workers ranges between about $19,400 and $58,320 a year. A Religious Worker median salary is $29,820.

Salary Ranges for Religious Workers

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for jobs of this type in different U.S. states.

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

Pennsylvania

$50,920

District of Columbia

$42,650

Washington

$42,000

Alabama

$41,430

Arizona

$40,700

Colorado

$40,560

California

$36,790

Illinois

$36,610

Hawaii

$36,030

New York

$35,770

Florida

$35,420

Rhode Island

$34,880

Alaska

$34,690

North Carolina

$33,880

West Virginia

$33,880

Minnesota

$33,520

Texas

$33,360

Indiana

$32,980

Virginia

$31,470

Michigan

$30,930

Georgia

$30,910

Ohio

$30,280

Tennessee

$30,060

Iowa

$29,290

Oregon

$28,140

New Jersey

$27,930

Maryland

$27,540

Montana

$26,080

Oklahoma

$23,260

Where do Religious Workers Work?

Religious Worker Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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