Occupational Employment Statistics

Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2014

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)
18,850 4.4 % $21.48 $44,680 1.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.09 $12.56 $18.50 $27.38 $37.92
Annual Wage (2) $18,900 $26,120 $38,480 $56,950 $78,880


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 13,870 7.37 $20.01 $41,610
Elementary and Secondary Schools 2,000 0.02 $21.67 $45,070
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 690 0.02 $27.53 $57,250
Individual and Family Services 420 0.03 $18.56 $38,610
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 220 0.01 $44.34 $92,230

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 13,870 7.37 $20.01 $41,610
Grantmaking and Giving Services 100 0.08 $29.59 $61,540
Individual and Family Services 420 0.03 $18.56 $38,610
Educational Support Services 40 0.02 $36.14 $75,180
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 690 0.02 $27.53 $57,250

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) 220 0.01 $44.34 $92,230
Educational Support Services 40 0.02 $36.14 $75,180
Management of Companies and Enterprises (8) (8) $35.48 $73,800
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals 180 (7) $34.20 $71,130
Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities) 40 (7) $31.59 $65,720


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 2,880 0.33 2.35 $19.97 $41,550
California 2,680 0.18 1.27 $25.19 $52,400
Oregon 1,620 0.96 6.89 $18.15 $37,750
Pennsylvania 1,550 0.27 1.97 $18.26 $37,990
Florida 1,460 0.19 1.36 $18.47 $38,410




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)
Oregon 1,620 0.96 6.89 $18.15 $37,750
Hawaii 350 0.57 4.07 $23.77 $49,430
Montana 240 0.54 3.86 $14.41 $29,960
Rhode Island 190 0.41 2.96 $17.28 $35,940
District of Columbia 250 0.37 2.64 $31.52 $65,560




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 110 0.03 0.19 $39.04 $81,210
Oklahoma 40 0.02 0.18 $32.22 $67,010
District of Columbia 250 0.37 2.64 $31.52 $65,560
South Carolina 80 0.04 0.29 $29.48 $61,320
Colorado 140 0.06 0.42 $29.24 $60,810





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-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 1,070 0.20 1.43 $25.26 $52,550
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,010 0.96 6.88 $19.49 $40,540
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 730 0.18 1.30 $26.68 $55,490
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 620 0.17 1.19 $20.12 $41,840
Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division 550 0.44 3.13 $18.18 $37,800
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 520 0.22 1.56 $17.67 $36,760
Philadelphia, PA Metropolitan Division 510 0.27 1.97 $22.03 $45,820
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 450 0.19 1.36 $32.39 $67,380
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 430 0.32 2.32 $32.37 $67,330
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 360 0.67 4.77 $13.78 $28,660




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 200 1.36 9.77 $18.06 $37,560
Bend, OR 80 1.22 8.78 $16.85 $35,060
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1,010 0.96 6.88 $19.49 $40,540
Corvallis, OR 30 0.93 6.67 $19.57 $40,710
Billings, MT 70 0.87 6.26 $13.96 $29,040
Monroe, MI 30 0.81 5.80 $12.17 $25,320
Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 60 0.69 4.95 $18.69 $38,870
Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 360 0.67 4.77 $13.78 $28,660
Syracuse, NY 190 0.63 4.55 $18.38 $38,230
Knoxville, TN 180 0.56 4.01 $21.96 $45,670




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)
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 60 0.02 0.15 $38.28 $79,630
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Metropolitan Division 50 0.04 0.26 $35.18 $73,180
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 70 0.08 0.55 $35.03 $72,870
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, MD Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) $34.34 $71,420
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 450 0.19 1.36 $32.39 $67,380
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 430 0.32 2.32 $32.37 $67,330
Colorado Springs, CO 70 0.28 1.98 $31.62 $65,770
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division (8) (8) (8) $31.49 $65,490
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 30 0.04 0.26 $30.19 $62,790
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division 150 0.13 0.96 $29.73 $61,850

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 170 0.57 4.11 $12.18 $25,330
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area 110 1.66 11.91 $12.68 $26,380
Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 100 0.58 4.18 (8) (8)
Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area 60 0.35 2.53 $17.44 $36,280
Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area 50 0.53 3.78 $15.90 $33,080

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)
North Central Oregon nonmetropolitan area 110 1.66 11.91 $12.68 $26,380
Northeast Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 50 0.65 4.63 $12.94 $26,920
Hawaii / Maui / Kauai nonmetropolitan area 100 0.58 4.18 (8) (8)
Balance of Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area 170 0.57 4.11 $12.18 $25,330
Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area 50 0.53 3.78 $15.90 $33,080

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)
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $34.39 $71,530
Southwestern Montana nonmetropolitan area 50 0.37 2.65 $21.04 $43,760
Capital/Northern New York nonmetropolitan area 60 0.35 2.53 $17.44 $36,280
Coastal Oregon nonmetropolitan area (8) (8) (8) $16.07 $33,430
Southern Oregon & Linn County nonmetropolitan area 50 0.53 3.78 $15.90 $33,080


About May 2014 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 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.

(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 2014 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2014 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2014 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2014 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2014 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

Last Modified Date: March 25, 2015