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Ministry Schools In Washington DC

Ministry classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited ministry schools in Washington DC. The trends in Washington DC's ministry academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in ministry includes ministry training at the ministry masters degree level.


  1. Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Wesley Theological Seminary

    4500 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-5690

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Ministry Employment

Washington DC 430
National 59,660

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

Employment Growth for Ministry professionals In Washington DC

140 210 240 430 430
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, the field of ministry is growing. In 2010 there were 290 more ministry professionals working in Washington DC than there were in 2006. Thus, in Washington DC, this field has grown by 207% in four years. 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 Washington DC

$0 $51,170 $52,315 $53,345 $59,170
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
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 Washington DC.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Washington DC

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Thus, ministry professionals' salaries grew by 100% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of ministry, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid ministry professionals earning 241% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Washington DC state.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Washington DC

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

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited ministry schools in Washington DC is decreasing. In 2006 there were 166 ministry graduates from ministry courses in Washington DC and in 2010 there were 120 graduates.

This represents a 28% decrease in the number of ministry degree or certificate school graduates in Washington DC state. 100% of these graduates received a master's degree in ministry.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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