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Ministry Schools In Alabama

In Alabama, there are 4 accredited schools where ministry classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of ministry and ministry training in Alabama, which includes ministry training at the following levels:


  1. Amridge University

    1200 Taylor Rd, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3553

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  2. Huntingdon College

    1500 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama 36106-2148

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  3. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

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  4. Southeastern Bible College

    2545 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35224-2083

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Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Ministry Employment

Alabama 520
National 59,660

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

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In Alabama

340 410 460 510 520
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Alabama, ministry is a growing field. There were 180 more ministry professionals working in Alabama in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of ministry professionals has grown by 53%. This is faster than the trend for ministry professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of ministry professionals has grown by 13% between 2006 and 2010.

Ministry VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$38,480 $40,200 $41,180 $50,290 $45,260
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of ministry professionals is growing, the salaries paid to ministry professionals are increasing in Alabama. The mean salary for ministry professionals in 2006 was $38,480 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $45,260 per year.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Alabama

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Thus, ministry professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 177% pay differential between the highest paid ministry professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of ministry in Alabama.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Alabama

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Ministry professionals in Alabama earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Ministry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited ministry schools in Alabama is increasing. In 2006 there were 40 ministry graduates from ministry courses in Alabama and in 2010 there were 51 graduates.

Thus there was a 28% percent increase in the number of ministry school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama. Most of these graduates, or 40%, earned an bachelor's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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