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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2018

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.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
21,700 3.2 % $22.59 $46,980 1.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $10.41 $13.41 $19.62 $28.41 $39.48
Annual Wage (2) $21,650 $27,890 $40,810 $59,090 $82,110


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Religious Organizations 17,330 8.82 $21.26 $44,210
Elementary and Secondary Schools 1,650 0.02 $23.63 $49,150
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 700 0.02 $30.51 $63,460
Individual and Family Services 280 0.01 $29.36 $61,060
Social Advocacy Organizations 230 0.11 $27.15 $56,470

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Religious Organizations 17,330 8.82 $21.26 $44,210
Social Advocacy Organizations 230 0.11 $27.15 $56,470
Grantmaking and Giving Services 140 0.10 $30.33 $63,080
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services 80 0.05 $19.29 $40,110
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 40 0.05 $39.67 $82,510

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 180 0.01 $47.37 $98,530
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries (8) (8) $41.53 $86,370
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 40 0.05 $39.67 $82,510
Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities for the Elderly 40 (7) $38.90 $80,920
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 210 (7) $36.93 $76,810


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York 4,960 0.53 3.52 $21.80 $45,340
California 3,470 0.20 1.36 $24.35 $50,650
Oregon 1,750 0.93 6.20 $16.63 $34,590
Illinois 1,650 0.28 1.84 $21.12 $43,930
Pennsylvania 1,490 0.25 1.70 $19.70 $40,980




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Montana 450 0.98 6.54 $15.59 $32,430
Oregon 1,750 0.93 6.20 $16.63 $34,590
New York 4,960 0.53 3.52 $21.80 $45,340
District of Columbia 290 0.40 2.69 $37.08 $77,120
Michigan 1,340 0.31 2.07 $19.12 $39,770




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Carolina 170 0.04 0.26 $42.01 $87,380
Alabama 60 0.03 0.22 $41.19 $85,670
District of Columbia 290 0.40 2.69 $37.08 $77,120
Mississippi 40 0.04 0.25 $35.37 $73,580
South Carolina 60 0.03 0.20 $32.95 $68,540





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3,670 0.39 2.57 $23.16 $48,160
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,390 0.23 1.51 $25.93 $53,930
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,340 0.29 1.93 $21.38 $44,470
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,020 0.86 5.73 $16.12 $33,520
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 570 0.20 1.33 $25.66 $53,370
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 560 0.18 1.18 $32.48 $67,550
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 550 0.23 1.53 $27.74 $57,700
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 460 0.31 2.08 $21.28 $44,250
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 450 0.23 1.53 $19.40 $40,340
Pittsburgh, PA 360 0.31 2.07 $16.46 $34,230




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Salem, OR 210 1.23 8.23 $17.76 $36,940
Bend-Redmond, OR 100 1.20 8.00 $22.28 $46,350
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,020 0.86 5.73 $16.12 $33,520
Billings, MT 70 0.84 5.57 $15.18 $31,580
Eugene, OR 130 0.81 5.39 $11.96 $24,870
Missoula, MT 50 0.77 5.11 $14.36 $29,870
Medford, OR 60 0.75 5.01 $15.28 $31,780
Rochester, NY 330 0.64 4.27 $24.51 $50,980
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 350 0.63 4.18 $23.25 $48,350
Ann Arbor, MI 120 0.54 3.62 $20.83 $43,330




Top paying metropolitan areas for this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 40 0.04 0.25 $40.32 $83,870
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 30 0.03 0.18 $39.82 $82,820
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 100 0.03 0.22 $36.99 $76,930
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 50 0.01 0.09 $36.22 $75,330
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 90 0.06 0.39 $34.89 $72,570
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 120 0.11 0.74 $34.23 $71,200
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 560 0.18 1.18 $32.48 $67,550
Colorado Springs, CO 90 0.30 2.02 $31.05 $64,590
Austin-Round Rock, TX 50 0.05 0.32 $28.98 $60,270
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 220 0.11 0.74 $28.94 $60,180

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest employment in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 190 0.71 4.71 $14.55 $30,250
Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area 150 1.12 7.45 $15.69 $32,640
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area 140 0.75 5.02 $12.57 $26,150
West Montana nonmetropolitan area 120 1.60 10.67 $13.79 $28,690
Central East New York nonmetropolitan area 90 0.58 3.84 $16.56 $34,440

Nonmetropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
West Montana nonmetropolitan area 120 1.60 10.67 $13.79 $28,690
Southwest Montana nonmetropolitan area 150 1.12 7.45 $15.69 $32,640
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 60 0.80 5.34 $14.49 $30,130
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area 140 0.75 5.02 $12.57 $26,150
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 190 0.71 4.71 $14.55 $30,250

Top paying nonmetropolitan areas for this occupation:

Nonmetropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Coast Oregon nonmetropolitan area 70 0.58 3.89 $23.65 $49,180
Alaska nonmetropolitan area 50 0.43 2.84 $22.89 $47,620
Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area 50 0.24 1.60 $21.71 $45,160
North Northeastern Ohio non-metropolitan area (non-contiguous) 40 0.11 0.76 $21.25 $44,200
Northwest Illinois nonmetropolitan area 40 0.31 2.07 $20.04 $41,680


About May 2018 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate--50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OES estimates and related information:

May 2018 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2018 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 29, 2019