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PASTOR/RETAIL SALES, IN-DEPTH: You Can Have Really Wonderful Interactions

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Chris, who works as both a Youth Minister and a Salesperson at a toy store, describes what he loves most about his work, its challenges, and his work-life balance. What's helped his family: at home they talk about work for a certain amount of time and then stop, no matter what!

Degree: Acting
Job Title: Pastor/Salesperson

Job Summary: Clergy

Job Description

Conduct religious worship and perform other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination. Provide spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.

On-the-Job Training


Certification Requirement

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
National Statistic Change Location
$22,000 - $76,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
8 to 14 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Long hours, Varies Widely
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Empathy, Leadership ability, Organizational skills, Patience, People skills, Problem solving skills, Public speaking ability, Verbal communication skills

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
High school degree
Bachelor's degree
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