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Fast Facts for Clergy in New York

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Buffalo, Glens Falls and Poughkeepsie
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Nassau, New York and Binghamton
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New York, Nassau and Buffalo

Salaries for Clergy in New York

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Nassau, Utica and Binghamton

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More New York Clergy Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
New York
Bachelor
2,346
Brooklyn
Masters
16,087
New York
Doctorate
20,845
Flushing
Masters
18,728
Buffalo
Masters
4,984
Rochester
Doctorate
156
Hamilton
Masters
2,841
Bronx
Masters
1,810
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
22,655
Bronxville
Bachelor
708
Ithaca
Doctorate & First Professional
19,800
Johnson City
Bachelor
323
Bronx
Doctorate & First Professional
14,448
Clinton
Bachelor
1,842
Oneonta
Bachelor
1,537
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
160
Geneva
Masters
2,009
Hempstead
Doctorate
12,490
Houghton
Masters
1,382
New Rochelle
Masters
4,323
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
556
Syracuse
Masters
3,508
Bronx
Masters
3,471
Purchase
Masters
3,023
Brooklyn
Bachelors & First Professional
354
Rockville Centre
Masters
3,831
Rochester
Doctorate
3,185
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
41,783
Niagara University
Masters
4,116
Rochester
Doctorate
131
Nyack
Masters & First Professional
3,250
Brooklyn
Bachelors & First Professional
235
Rochester
Masters
1,871
Saint Bonaventure
Masters
2,406
Rochester
Doctorate
3,793
Yonkers
Masters & First Professional
135
Crestwood
Masters & First Professional
80
Huntington
Doctorate & First Professional
165
Loudonville
Bachelor
3,217
Saratoga Springs
Masters
2,863
Rochester
Masters & First Professional
130
Canton
Masters
2,319
Brooklyn Heights
Masters
2,321
Queens
Doctorate
20,096
Stony Brook
Doctorate & First Professional
23,347
Syracuse
Doctorate & First Professional
19,084
New York
Doctorate
4,996
New Rochelle
Masters
6,226
Albany
Masters
4,949
New York
Doctorate
202
Barrytown
Doctorate & First Professional
164
New York
Doctorate
271
Rochester
Doctorate & First Professional
9,334
Poughkeepsie
Masters
2,451
Brooklyn
Bachelor
153
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
6,358

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Clergy

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

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Clergy

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

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Albany 510 $47,950
Schenectady 510 $47,950
Troy 510 $47,950
Ithaca 40 $56,100
Buffalo 600 $47,770
Cheektowaga 600 $47,770
Niagara Falls 600 $47,770
Binghamton 90 $42,450
Elmira 40 $48,230
Kingston 70 N/A
Rochester 510 $44,250
Syracuse 300 $38,520
Utica 120 $35,500
Rome 120 $35,500

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