Career Moves: Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Direct and coordinate activities of a denominational group to meet religious needs of participants.
Plan, direct, or coordinate church school programs designed to promote religious education among church membership.
May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, or religious problems.
2008 employment: 80,400
Projected 2008-18 employment change: About as fast as average
Sample of reported job titles: Children's Ministries Director, Christian Education Director, Religious Education Director, Christian Education Minister, Youth Ministry Director, Youth Pastor, Youth Director, Associate Pastor, Children's Minister, Women's Ministry Director
Median wages (2009) $17.40 hourly, $36,190 annual.
Most significant source of postsecondary education or training: Bachelor’s degree.
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