Clergy

6.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
2%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
2.5%
by 2030
WAGES
$51,940
or $24.97 hourly
VOLUME
52,260
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 2% (Totally Safe)

[More info]
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness
Assisting and Caring for Others
Negotiation
Persuasion
Originality
Key
very important
quite important
[Show all metrics]

What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Clergy' job openings is expected to rise 2.5% by 2030
'Clergy' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Clergy' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Clergy' was $51,940, or $24.97 hourly
'Clergy' are paid 23.8% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 52,260 people employed as Clergy.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

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.

SOC Code: 21-2011.00

If you're thinking of starting a new career, or looking to change jobs, we've created a handy job search tool which might just help you land that perfect new role.

Search jobs in your local area

Comments

Anonymous says
Robot priests? Not happening. Chance of automation is easily zero.
Dec 11, 2020 at 06:43 PM
a person against robot priests (No chance) says
just imagine robot priests........
Oct 19, 2019 at 09:21 PM
sam says
or a robot monk chanting prayers
Mar 09, 2020 at 01:59 PM

Leave a reply about this occupation

Your email address will not be published.
Comment
Name
Email (optional)

Have your say

Ao on Computer Programmers

Kate the Tet on Historians

Husain Lokhandwala on Nuclear Engineers

Paul on Light Truck Drivers

Gabriel Pinheiro on Air Traffic Controllers