Ministry Schools
In Portland, Oregon

Ministry faculty can choose to work at one of 2 ministry schools in Portland. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of ministry and ministry education in Portland, which includes ministry training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Ministry
  • Masters degree in Ministry
  • PhD degree in Ministry


Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Ministry Employment

Portland 2,410
Oregon 5,690

Exactly 2,410 of the 5,690 ministry professionals employed in Oregon, work in Portland. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of ministry professionals in Portland has shrunk by 7%. As the employment for ministry professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Ministry employment growth

5,590 6,010 6,110 5,840 5,690
2,580 2,830 2,800 2,470 2,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Ministry VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$42,235 $40,415 $41,040 $43,145 $46,390
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

Salaries for ministry professionals in Portland have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $46,390 per year was earned by ministry professionals in Portland. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for ministry professionals in Portland was $42,235 per year. This growth is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Portland

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Portland ministry professionals earn a median yearly salary of $46,145. The difference in pay between the ministry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 236%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,680 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $69,400 per year.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Portland

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Portland ministry professionals have earnings that are lower than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Ministry schools in Portland


Many of Portland's ministry professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited ministry schools in the city.

Ministry Programs Offered In Portland


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in ministry offered by Portland's ministry schools.

Student Completed Ministry Degrees In Portland


Approximately 75 students graduated from ministry courses in 2010.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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