How Much Do Religious Education Directors Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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2021 Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Religious Activities Directors

Religious Activities Directors coordinate or design programs and conduct outreach to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling, guidance, and leadership relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$52660 per year
Hourly wage
$25 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$25,340 to $32,830 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$12 to $16 per hour

Entry-level Religious Activities and Education Directors with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $25,340 to $32,830 per year or $12 to $16 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

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Salary rank

Salary rank

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Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $45 $93,990
Senior (Top 25%) $31 $63,630
Middle (Mid 50%) $22 $45,110
Junior (Bottom 25%) $16 $32,830
No experience (Bottom 10%) $12 $25,340

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
NC $44 $91,180
MA $36 $75,100
DC $36 $75,020
WA $36 $74,740
TN $35 $73,560
SC $35 $73,200
AL $35 $72,060
CO $34 $70,920
MO $34 $70,260
TX $32 $66,600

Another simple way to increase your salary as a Religious Activities and Education Director is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like NC doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at NC might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Religious Education Directors are in the states of NC, MA, DC, WA and TN.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Federal Executive Branch $103280 $49.66
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals $83870 $40.32
Grantmaking and Giving Services $83820 $40.30
Management of Companies and Enterprises $70780 $34.03
Social Advocacy Organizations $70100 $33.70
Individual and Family Services $65790 $31.63
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $63390 $30.48
Community Food and Housing, and Emergency and Other Relief Services $61330 $29.49
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) $53740 $25.84
Religious Organizations $50550 $24.30
Civic and Social Organizations $49960 $24.02
Elementary and Secondary Schools $49130 $23.62
Outpatient Care Centers $38560 $18.54
Child Day Care Services $33970 $16.33
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