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Ministry Schools
In Chicago, Illinois

In Chicago, there are 9 ministry schools where ministry faculty can find employment. The trends in Chicago's ministry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes ministry training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chicago Vs. Illinois Ministry Employment

Chicago 1,930
Illinois 2,670

Exactly 1,930 of the 2,670 ministry professionals employed in Illinois, work in Chicago. There has been a 12% growth in the number of ministry professionals in Chicago between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Chicago has also increased.

Chicago Vs. Illinois Ministry employment growth

2,430 2,460 2,440 2,340 2,670
1,720 1,670 1,710 1,600 1,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Chicago

Ministry VS. All professions salaries in Chicago

$38,390 $38,865 $39,085 $40,280 $39,220
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry in Chicago
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chicago

As the number of ministry professionals in Chicago has grown, salaries for ministry professionals have also increased. Chicago ministry professionals made $39,220 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for ministry professionals in Chicago was $38,390 per year. The growth in the salary of ministry professionals in Chicago is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Chicago

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Ministry professionals make a median salary of $39,290 per year in Chicago. The 10% of ministry professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $21,530 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $58,460 per year.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Chicago

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

Educational Trends

Ministry schools in Chicago


Many of Chicago's ministry professionals are graduates of one of the 9 accredited ministry schools in the city.

Ministry Programs Offered In Chicago


Chicago's ministry schools offer 11 ministry degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Ministry Degrees In Chicago


Approximately 241 students completed ministry courses in 2010.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Chicago, Illinois

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