Bringing in the most money are Senior Pastors — their earnings average about $57K annually. Pastors are a close second at $41K along with Youth Pastors (approximately $40K) and Children's Ministry Directors ($37K). With salaries averaging around $33K, Graphic Designers are among the lowest paid at Calvary Chapel.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $45K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (30 percent) have been working for one to four years and make around $35K annually on average.
Residents of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $42K per year; other top-paying cities include Vista, Calif. ($40K) and Miami, Fla. ($36K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of California, where they average to approximately $41K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $58K per year for Ordination Certificates, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming an Ordained Minister can certainly pay off here; those folks make $50K on average. Calvary Chapel provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Divinity (MDiv) — these employees rake in about $57K annually.
When it comes to skills, Project Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $52K per year. Leadership is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; a little over a half of Calvary Chapel's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Public Speaking, Administration, and Counseling.
Benefits and Perks
Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of respondents, and for more than two-fifths of workers, dental coverage is too. Calvary Chapel employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, life insurance, and supplemental maternity leave.