By: Chelsea Morris

What do they do?

  • They travel around the world to help the poor.
  • They give people hope by spreading the word of God.


Missionaries make an average of about $36,000 a year, but it really depends on where you are a missionary at. For example, a missionary in Africa would probably make more money than a missionary of the Dominican Republic.

Where do you work?

You may work through a Missionary company, or you may just be working in a place where people desperately need help.

What degrees do you need?

You will need a masters and law degree to become a missionary.

Skills you need

English Language, Administration and Management, Philosophy and Theology, Customer and Personnel Service, and Education and Training.