Ministry Schools In South Dakota

There is only one accredited ministry school in South Dakota for faculty who teach ministry classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in ministry in the state of South Dakota, which encompasses ministry training at the ministry bachelors degree level.


  1. University of Sioux Falls

    1101 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105-1699

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Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Ministry Employment

South Dakota 110
National 59,660

Of all of the ministry professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of South Dakota.

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In South Dakota

100 100 100 90 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of ministry professionals is growing in South Dakota. There were 10 more ministry professionals working in South Dakota in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 10% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the change in the number of ministry professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of ministry professionals has grown by 13% from 2006 to 2010.

Ministry VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$36,100 $37,710 $41,390 $43,960 $42,160
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In South Dakota, as the number of ministry professionals is growing, the salaries earned by ministry professionals are increasing. In 2006 ministry professionals made a mean salary of $36,100 per year, and in 2010 they made $42,160 per year.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in South Dakota

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Thus, there was a 14% growth in ministry professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of South Dakota, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of ministry. The pay differential between the highest paid ministry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 111%

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in South Dakota

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In South Dakota, ministry professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Ministry programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota


As the number of ministry professionals is increasing in South Dakota state, the number of students graduating from the only accredited ministry school in South Dakota state is decreasing. In South Dakota, there were 15 graduates in 2006. And there were 4 graduates from ministry courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of ministry school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota by 73%. 100% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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