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Fast Facts for Clergy in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, Philadelphia and Allentown
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: York, Pittsburgh and Lancaster
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Clergy in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lancaster, Allentown and Harrisburg

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More Pennsylvania Clergy Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Reading
Masters
2,233
Meadville
Bachelor
2,193
Clarks Summit
Doctorate
1,016
Willow Grove
Masters & First Professional
90
Hatfield
Doctorate & First Professional
180
Bryn Athyn
Masters & First Professional
138
Bryn Mawr
Doctorate
1,790
Lewisburg
Masters
3,677
Radnor
Masters
3,108
Lansdale
Doctorate
123
Philadelphia
Doctorate
2,062
Carlisle
Bachelor
2,381
Pittsburgh
Doctorate & First Professional
10,296
Saint Davids
Doctorate & First Professional
4,291
Elizabethtown
Masters
2,360
Myerstown
Masters
168
Lancaster
Bachelor
2,104
Erie
Doctorate
4,134
Beaver Falls
Masters
1,891
Gettysburg
Bachelor
2,503
Melrose Park
Doctorate
441
Grove City
Bachelor
2,504
Haverford
Bachelor
1,169
Philadelphia
Masters
3,487
Immaculata
Doctorate
4,057
Indiana
Doctorate
14,018
Huntingdon
Bachelor
1,506
Pittsburgh
Masters
1,499
Philadelphia
Doctorate
5,994
Easton
Bachelor
2,403
Lancaster
Doctorate
150
Annville
Doctorate
1,936
Bethlehem
Doctorate
6,845
Lincoln University
Masters
2,449
Gettysburg
Masters
194
Philadelphia
Doctorate
302
Williamsport
Bachelor
1,429
Jenkintown
Associate
982
Scranton
Doctorate
3,316
Erie
Masters
4,253
Grantham
Bachelor
2,837
Bethlehem
Masters & First Professional
1,989
Allentown
Bachelor
2,457
Aston
Doctorate
3,084
University Park
Doctorate
43,252
Langhorne
Masters
1,349
Pittsburgh
Doctorate & First Professional
352
Rosemont
Masters
940
Wynnewood
Masters & First Professional
255
Loretto
Doctorate
2,125
Philadelphia
Doctorate
7,542
Latrobe
Masters
1,924
Greensburg
Masters
1,991
Selinsgrove
Bachelor
2,039
Swarthmore
Bachelor
1,491
Philadelphia
Doctorate & First Professional
34,696
Greenville
Bachelor
1,219
Ambridge
Doctorate
210
Philadelphia
Doctorate & First Professional
23,980
Pittsburgh
Doctorate
27,020
Scranton
Doctorate
5,612
Phoenixville
Masters
929
Villanova
Doctorate & First Professional
10,470
Washington
Bachelor
1,531
Waynesburg
Doctorate
2,462
New Wilmington
Masters
1,455
Glenside
Doctorate & First Professional
760
Chambersburg
Masters
724

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Clergy

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Erie 30 $30,450
Harrisburg 170 $33,530
Carlisle 170 $33,530
Lancaster 140 $38,480
Pittsburgh 400 $32,780
Reading 70 $45,660
Scranton 60 $39,570
Wilkes 60 $39,570
Barre 60 $39,570
Hazleton 60 $39,570
State College 30 $43,030
York 50 $43,070
Hanover 50 $43,070

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