Theology Schools
In Portland, Oregon

The city of Portland has 7 schools where theology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of theology and theology education in Portland, which includes theology training at the following levels:

  • Theology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Theology
  • Bachelors degree in Theology
  • Masters degree in Theology
  • PhD degree in Theology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Theology Employment

Portland 1,720
Oregon 4,190

Of the 4,190 theology professionals employed in Oregon, 1,720 work in Portland. The number of theology professionals in Portland has shrunk by 17% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for theology professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Theology employment growth

4,410 4,670 4,690 4,360 4,190
2,070 2,230 2,120 1,810 1,720
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Theology VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$49,690 $50,430 $51,115 $56,385 $58,275
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Theology in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

In Portland, salaries for theology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $58,275 per year was earned by theology professionals in Portland. Four years earlier in 2006, theology professionals in Portland made an average salary of $49,690 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Theology professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$31,440
25th percentile
$42,110
50th percentile
$55,260
75th percentile
$68,845
90th percentile
$88,820

Theology professionals in Portland make a median yearly salary of $55,260. The 10% of theology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $31,440 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 183% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Theology professionals and related professions in Portland

Ministry
$46,390
Christian Counseling
$52,128
Theology
$58,275

Theology professional salaries in Portland are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Theology schools in Portland

7

Many of Portland's theology professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited theology schools in the city.

Theology Programs Offered In Portland

associate
1
bachelor
9
master
8
doctor
2
Certificate
3
Total23

There are a total of 23 degree and certificate programs in theology offered by Portland's theology schools.

Student Completed Theology Degrees In Portland

associate
4
bachelor
184
master
127
doctor
7
Certificate
47
Total369

In 2010 approximately 369 students completed theology courses.

Theology Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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