Ministry Schools
In Seattle, Washington

In Seattle, there are 3 ministry schools where ministry faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the ministry academic community in Seattle, and the future trends. Academia in ministry includes ministry training at the following levels:

  • Masters degree in Ministry
  • PhD degree in Ministry


Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Ministry Employment

Seattle 240
Washington 600

Exactly 240 of Washington State's 600 ministry professionals work in Seattle. Between 2006 and 2010, in Seattle, there has been a 4% decline in the number of ministry professionals. Overall employment in Seattle has increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Ministry employment growth

590 600 560 560 600
250 260 300 250 240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Ministry VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$46,965 $48,175 $51,815 $57,970 $57,015
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Ministry in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In Seattle, salaries for ministry professionals have increased. In 2010 ministry professionals in Seattle reportedly earned an average salary of $57,015 per year. Ministry professionals in Seattle made a yearly average salary of $46,965, four years earlier in 2006. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Seattle.

Salary percentiles for Ministry professionals in Seattle

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Ministry professionals in Seattle earn a median salary of $56,800 per year. The difference in pay between the ministry professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 157%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,290 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $82,950 per year.

Average Salaries for Ministry professionals and related professions in Seattle

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On average ministry professional salaries in Seattle are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Ministry schools in Seattle


Many of Seattle's ministry professionals are graduates of one of the 3 accredited ministry schools in the city.

Ministry Programs Offered In Seattle


There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in ministry offered by Seattle's ministry schools.

Student Completed Ministry Degrees In Seattle


Approximately 61 students graduated from ministry courses in 2010.

Ministry Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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