Profession

Clergy


Description

Clergy are formal leaders within established religions. Their roles and functions vary in different religious traditions, but usually involve presiding over specific rituals and teaching their religion's doctrines and practices.

Job Prospect

Low

Work Environment

Chaplains provide spiritual guidance in hospitals, the armed services and schools. Clergy sometimes work 10 to 12 hours a day. They typically work on weekdays as well as weekends. They often work part of the week performing their administrative tasks and preparing for religious services.

General and Personal Skills Required

Average Salary

Cost of Training

Recommended Level of Education

Diploma

Professional Skills / Tools Required

Associated Disciplines

Religious Studies