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Who pays the salary of Catholic priests?
Last Updated: 14th April, 2020
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Regarding this, do priests and nuns get paid?
Priests, nuns, monks and brothers who takevows of poverty don't pay taxes as long as they work for achurch institution. In the Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford, Conn.,for example, the annual starting salary for a newly ordainedpriest is $12,516.
Also, how much do Catholic priests get paid in Australia? The archdiocese's 120 priests receive a monthlystipend of $1150, in addition to household expenses, accommodationand use of car. They have complained that the Sydney Archdiocese isthe only Catholic jurisdiction in Australia not tohave awarded a salary increase in the past threeyears.
Also asked, how much do Catholic nuns get paid?
However, nuns give up any earnings they may haveto the Church, so in essence, nuns don't have a salary, evenif an average were able to be assessed. According to the Bureau ofLabor Statistics, all members of the clergy make a medianannual wage of $47,100. In terms of an hourly rate, this is about$22.65.
How much does a Catholic priest make in Canada?
The average Priest salary in Canada is$47,775 per year or $24.50 per hour. Entry level positions start at$38,065 per year while most experienced workers make up to$62,342 per year.