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Director, Religious Activities and Education Salary Information

The salary statistics of directors, religious activities and education are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of directors, religious activities and education within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The directors, religious activities and education annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Director, Religious Activities and Education Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,710
25th Percentile Wage
$26,930
50th Percentile Wage
$38,610
75th Percentile Wage
$55,170
90th Percentile Wage
$79,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for directors, religious activities and education. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) directors, religious activities and education is $79,380. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,710. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 302% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of directors, religious activities and education from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,610-0.44%3.44%
201538,7800.77%-
201438,4800.83%-
201338,1602.31%-
201237,280--

Table 2. Director, Religious Activities and Education Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of directors, religious activities and education in 5 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for directors, religious activities and education occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $92,310. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $37,190).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$92,310
Educational Services
$44,950
Health Care and Social Assistance
$41,940
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$40,760
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$37,190

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Directors, Religious Activities and Education by States

From the above tables we note that not only directors, religious activities and education salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of directors, religious activities and education in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $28,260 to $83,410. The highest paying state for directors, religious activities and education is North Carolina with a median annual salary of $83,410. The lowest paying state is Montana with a median annual salary of $28,260. For more salary information of directors, religious activities and education profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
North Carolina
$83,410
Kentucky
$73,500
Texas
$70,320
District of Columbia
$61,670
South Carolina
$59,860
Colorado
$56,710
Nevada
$55,200
Missouri
$52,560
Washington
$49,990
Connecticut
$49,630
Hawaii
$49,260
Indiana
$48,290
Oklahoma
$47,220
Alaska
$46,870
New Jersey
$46,540
Minnesota
$45,880
Massachusetts
$45,010
Maryland
$41,240
California
$40,910
Virginia
$40,650
Wisconsin
$39,610
Tennessee
$39,480
Florida
$39,400
Iowa
$38,840
Illinois
$38,570
Ohio
$38,310
Rhode Island
$38,280
Georgia
$37,920
New York
$37,180
Alabama
$34,170
Arkansas
$33,430
Oregon
$31,510
Pennsylvania
$31,320
Michigan
$30,590
Mississippi
$29,470
Montana
$28,260



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