Florida Clergy: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Clergy in Florida

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Fast Facts for Clergy in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Naples, Sarasota and Pensacola
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Palm Bay, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Tampa, Miami and Orlando

Salaries for Clergy in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Miami, West Palm Beach and Pensacola

Schools for Clergy in Florida are listed below.

Selected Clergy Schools in Florida

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Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MAR: Evangelism & Church Planting, M.Div: Leadership, MA Theological Studies: Theology, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Liberal Studies, BS in Liberal Studies Leadership
  • Degrees: Bachelor
South University
Orlando, Tampa, West Palm Beach

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Doctor of Ministry
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Associate of Arts in Christian Ministry - Biblical Studies, Master of Arts in Ministry - Practical Theology, Master of Arts in Ministry - Pastoral Care and Counseling, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Master, Bachelor

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Counseling (Certificate) - Online, Liberal Studies (Associate of Arts) - Online, Liberal Studies (Bachelor of Arts) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate, Associate, Bachelor
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  • Programs: Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies, Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies Online
  • Degrees: Associate
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More Florida Clergy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Barry University Miami Doctorate 8,733
Clearwater Christian College Clearwater Masters 594
Eckerd College Saint Petersburg Bachelor 2,544
Florida Christian College Kissimmee Bachelor 226
Florida College Temple Terrace Bachelor 524
Florida Memorial University Miami Gardens Masters 1,750
Florida Southern College Lakeland Masters 2,295
Florida State University Tallahassee Doctorate & First Professional 40,555
Hobe Sound Bible College Hobe Sound Bachelor 135
Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach West Palm Beach Doctorate 3,291
Rollins College Winter Park Masters 3,453
Saint Leo University Saint Leo Masters 13,788
Saint Thomas University Miami Gardens Doctorate & First Professional 2,407
Southeastern University Lakeland Lakeland Masters 3,069
Stetson University DeLand Masters & First Professional 3,721
The Baptist College of Florida Graceville Bachelor 564
Trinity Baptist College Jacksonville Masters 333
Trinity College of Florida Trinity Bachelor 185
Trinity International University Miami Davie Masters 338
University of Central Florida Orlando Doctorate 48,398
University of Florida Gainesville Doctorate & First Professional 51,725
University of Miami Coral Gables Doctorate 15,449
University of South Florida Tampa Doctorate & First Professional 44,870
Warner University Lake Wales Masters 1,181

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Clergy

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Clergy relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Gainesville 40 $49540 0.83
Jacksonville 190 $42290 0.89
Cape Coral 50 $50390 0.61
Fort Myers 50 $50390 0.61
Deltona 80 $43990 1.29
Daytona Beach 80 $43990 1.29
Ormond Beach 80 $43990 1.29
Orlando 390 $44730 0.99
Kissimmee 390 $44730 0.99
Sanford 390 $44730 0.99
Palm Bay 40 $39670 0.65
Melbourne 40 $39670 0.65
Titusville 40 $39670 0.65
Pensacola 100 $39170 1.76
Ferry Pass 100 $39170 1.76
Brent 100 $39170 1.76
Port St. Lucie 40 $42670 0.8
Lakeland 50 $37020 0.68
Winter Haven 50 $37020 0.68
Miami 540 $43240 0.64
Fort Lauderdale 540 $43240 0.64
West Palm Beach 540 $43240 0.64
Naples 50 $35410 1.04
Immokalee 50 $35410 1.04
Marco Island 50 $35410 1.04
North Port 90 $43100 0.99
Sarasota 90 $43100 0.99
Bradenton 90 $43100 0.99
Tallahassee 40 $40940 0.66
Tampa 340 $46890 0.79
St. Petersburg 340 $46890 0.79
Clearwater 340 $46890 0.79
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