Ministry Schools In Washington State

There are 6 accredited ministry schools in Washington State for faculty who teach ministry classes to choose from. The trends in Washington State's ministry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in ministry includes ministry training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. Trinity Lutheran College

    2802 Wetmore Ave., Everett, Washington 98201

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  2. Northwest University

    5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, Washington 98083-0579

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  3. Seattle University

    900 Broadway, Seattle, Washington 98122-4340

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  4. Bakke Graduate University

    1013 8th Ave, Seattle, Washington 98104

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  5. Mars Hill Graduate School

    2501 Elliott Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98121

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  6. Faith Evangelical College & Seminary

    3504 N Pearl St, Tacoma, Washington 98407-0186

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington State Vs. National Ministry Employment

Washington State 600
National 59,660

Of all of the ministry professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Washington State state.

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In Washington State

590 600 560 560 600
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of ministry professionals is growing in Washington State. In 2010 there were 10 more ministry professionals working in Washington State than there were in 2006. This represents a 2% growth in the field. This growth is slower than the national trend for ministry professionals which shows a 13% increase in the number of ministry professionals working around the nation.

Ministry VS. All Professions salaries in Washington State

$45,150 $47,265 $50,885 $57,175 $57,590
$48,545 $50,054 $51,159 $52,682 $54,489
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington State, as the number of ministry professionals is growing, the salaries earned by ministry professionals are increasing. Ministry professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $45,150 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $57,590 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Washington State

10th percentile
$32,735
25th percentile
$41,920
50th percentile
$56,805
75th percentile
$71,410
90th percentile
$85,130

This represents a 22% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Washington State, 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 160%

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Washington State

Christian Counseling
$58,870
Ministry
$57,590
Theology
$54,310

Ministry professionals in Washington State earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Ministry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington State

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
4
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total7

The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited ministry schools in Washington State is increasing. In 2006 there were 51 ministry graduates from ministry courses in Washington State and in 2010 there were 92 graduates.

Thus there was a 80% percent increase in the number of ministry school degree or certificate graduates in Washington State. 57% of these graduates received a master's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Washington State

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