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Eastern Orthodox Priests

Overview

Eastern orthodox priests lead prayers, administer the sacraments, provide spiritual support to parishioners, and oversee the daily operation of their parish. Only men can become priests. Orthodox priests conduct services in more than 20 languages. They are also called pastors or presbyters.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Doctorate

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Helpful

Outgoing

Career Ladder
Archbishop

Bishop

Priest

Seminarian

Deacon