Ministry Schools
In Grand Rapids, Michigan

Ministry faculty can choose to work at one of 3 ministry schools in Grand Rapids. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of ministry and ministry education in Grand Rapids, which includes ministry training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Ministry
  • Masters degree in Ministry


Professional Trends

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Ministry Employment

Grand Rapids 240
Michigan 3,020

Exactly 240 of Michigan's 3,020 ministry professionals work in Grand Rapids. As the employment for ministry professionals in Grand Rapids has increased, overall employment in Grand Rapids has also increased.

Grand Rapids Vs. Michigan Ministry employment growth

2,510 3,180 2,610 2,910 3,020
No data No data 250 260 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Michigan
  • Dark Yellow: Grand Rapids

Ministry VS. All professions salaries in Grand Rapids

$37,275 $35,775 $41,130 $35,990 $39,930
$38,060 $39,250 $40,460 $40,710 $41,010
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry in Grand Rapids
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Grand Rapids

In Grand Rapids, salaries for ministry professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $39,930 per year was earned by ministry professionals in Grand Rapids. Ministry professionals in Grand Rapids made a yearly average salary of $37,275, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Grand Rapids.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Grand Rapids

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Ministry professionals in Grand Rapids make a median yearly salary of $39,935. The difference in pay between the ministry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 146%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $22,660 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $55,725 per year.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Grand Rapids

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On average ministry professionals in Grand Rapids earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Grand Rapids.

Educational Trends

Ministry schools in Grand Rapids


There are 3 accredited ministry schools in the city. Many of Grand Rapids' ministry professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Ministry Programs Offered In Grand Rapids


Grand Rapids' ministry schools offer 5 ministry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Ministry Degrees In Grand Rapids


In 2010 approximately 65 students graduated from ministry courses.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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