This article originally appeared on New York magazine.
The first thing you need to know about the work life of a priest is that he or she does it with the intention of getting rich, and a lot of it does.
In the case of the Church of England, the salary is more than $200,000 per year.
But that doesn’t mean you’ll get paid the full amount.
And, of course, a lot depends on your own skills and experience.
It depends on what your job is.
“A lot of priests are more skilled in a particular area than others, and if you’re a talented lawyer, a skilled accountant, or an accountant in a small firm, you’re going to get more than your fair share of that,” says Andrew Poythress, author of The Salary Trap: The Power of the Stock Market to Keep Your Job.
And the salary depends on the length of your tenure as a minister.
“Some of them can make up to $30,000 a year, and then there are some who can make $150,000, and that is just the salary,” Poystress says.
You can also expect to get the same pay as a full-time priest.
But not all priests are paid in the same way.
“Many priests are not paid a salary, because they are not part of the ministry and they don’t have the authority to give them money,” Poys said.
So you might get paid $300 to $400 an hour for your work in a parish, and $300 per week for your duties as a chaplain.
But you won’t get the full $200 per hour for that work.
“In some cases, the amount that a priest can get is not based on the work he or her does,” Pools says.
And it’s important to know that this salary depends only on the type of ministry you’re working in, not the kind of work you’re doing.
“There are a lot more positions in the church, a little more pastoral, than in the parish,” he says.
“The role of a parish priest, for example, is to give the Lord’s Supper and do all of the other parish activities.”
You may be able to get a higher salary in other places, too.
“You can work in the military, as a schoolteacher, as an accountant,” Poos says.
But the pay varies based on where you’re in the country, and also the type and nature of the job.
“For example, the bishop of Canterbury in England is a minister, and he’s usually paid about $30 per hour,” Pons says.
A parish priest can earn $100,000-plus a year in the U.S., but a bishop of New Zealand can earn anywhere from $50,000 to $80,000.
“It depends on how much you have to work, the experience you have, the prestige you have,” Poons says.
There are some priests who are in positions of power in the Anglican Communion, but that’s mainly because the bishops of the world have traditionally had to pay for their own salaries.
“If you’re the bishop in a large diocese in the United States, you have the privilege of making your own decisions about how much of that bishop’s salary goes to the church,” Pones says.
Some bishops in the US have actually been able to cut the salaries of their priests in recent years.
But it’s still possible for them to do so, and they’re usually allowed to do that because the US bishops’ conference is part of a larger union, called the International Association of Catholic Bishops.
So, in some ways, you could say that a bishop is a “laborator” of the Catholic Church, meaning he or they work with the bishops to make sure that the bishops’ salary is reasonable and equitable.
And you can also see this in other Catholic parishes, which, while they may pay their priests a little less than a priest in other parishes is usually not a big deal.
“What’s going on is the fact that the American bishops are the ones who are going to have to pay the full salary of the priest,” Pions says.
In some places, this is also true of the diocesan bishop.
“That’s not true in many other countries,” Polls says.
So if you’ve never been to a church and you don’t know any priests, don’t worry, you don’st have to worry.
Poyths recommends that you go to a bishop’s home, to ask them if they’ll be willing to give you a pay check.
And if you do get a check, Poys says, you can get the cash for your priestly salary by contacting the diocese, which usually will do this for you.
“And I’ve got some friends in the diaspora who have been asked to give their priestly salaries to the diurch,” Pies says. He says he