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Chief Executive Salary in the Industry of Religious Organizations

The salary statistics and trend of chief executives in the industry of religious organizations are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare chief executive salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage
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Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for chief executives in the industry of religious organizations. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) chief executives is $158,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $193,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent chief executives is $87,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of chief executives in the industry of Religious Organizations from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
24.53% 40.18%
31.38% -
5.39% -
1.68% -
-24.17% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Chief Executive Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector


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