Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2003

21-2021 Directors, Religious Activities and Education

Direct and coordinate activities of a denominational group to meet religious needs of students. 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, and religious problems.

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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)
11,840 5.4 % $15.60 $32,460 2.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $7.27 $10.32 $13.45 $19.20 $25.92
Annual Wage (2) $15,130 $21,470 $27,970 $39,950 $53,920

Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Employment rank Wage rank
Religious organizations 9,990 $14.83 $30,850 1 12
Elementary and secondary schools 250 $15.63 $32,510 2 9
Civic and social organizations 230 $28.71 $59,730 3 1
Grantmaking and giving services 180 $20.66 $42,980 4 4
Colleges and universities 170 $19.59 $40,740 5 5

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Employment rank Wage rank
Civic and social organizations 230 $28.71 $59,730 3 1
Social advocacy organizations (6) $27.88 $58,000 (6) 2
General medical and surgical hospitals 130 $23.48 $48,830 6 3
Grantmaking and giving services 180 $20.66 $42,980 4 4
Colleges and universities 170 $19.59 $40,740 5 5

State profile for this occupation: Top

States with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment Wage rank within State
Montana 480 $8.97 $18,660 0.121% 511
Oregon 1,150 $15.36 $31,950 0.075% 363
Rhode Island 180 $14.90 $31,000 0.038% 334
Alaska 60 $10.51 $21,860 0.021% 453
New York 1,490 $16.24 $33,770 0.018% 447

Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of State employment Wage rank within State
Connecticut 80 $29.84 $62,070 0.005% 124
Georgia 40 $24.91 $51,820 0.001% 141
Missouri 110 $23.95 $49,830 0.004% 139
Washington 90 $21.15 $43,990 0.004% 297
Massachusetts 150 $19.86 $41,320 0.005% 321

Metropolitan area profile for this occupation: Top

Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of workers in this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
Portland-Vancouver, OR-WA PMSA 520 $19.52 $40,610 0.056%
Providence-Fall River-Warwick, RI-MA MSA 160 $14.72 $30,610 0.031%
San Francisco, CA PMSA 290 $23.17 $48,190 0.030%
Lansing-East Lansing, MI MSA 60 $11.95 $24,850 0.030%
Binghamton, NY MSA 30 $11.00 $22,880 0.027%

Top paying Metropolitan areas for this occupation:

MSA Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage Percent of MSA employment
New York, NY PMSA 350 $23.44 $48,750 0.009%
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA PMSA 40 $23.18 $48,200 0.003%
San Francisco, CA PMSA 290 $23.17 $48,190 0.030%
Portland-Vancouver, OR-WA PMSA 520 $19.52 $40,610 0.056%
Boston, MA-NH PMSA 120 $19.26 $40,060 0.006%

About May 2003 National, State, and Metropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

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These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia. The top five employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

Percentile wage estimates show the percentage of workers in an occupation that earn less than a given wage and the percentage that earn more. 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 mean 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.

(6) Estimates not released.

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Last Modified Date: May 7, 2004

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