Directors of religious activities and education


What Religious activities and education directors Do

Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.


Religious activities and education director Salaries

  • 2014 employment: 131,900
  • May 2015 median annual wage: $38,780

Job Outlook for Religious activities and education directors

Projected employment change, 2014–24:

  • Number of new jobs: 5,700
  • Growth rate: 4 percent (Slower than average)

How to Become a Religious activities or education directors

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: Bachelor's degree
  • Work experience in a related occupation: Less than 5 years
  • Typical on-the-job training: None

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