Senior Pastors are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $57K per year; Youth Pastors, Pastors, and Graphic Designers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $41K, $39K, and approximately $32K, respectively.
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to around $37K annually. The largest slice of the Calvary Chapel workforce (33 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, about $33K per year.
Residents of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $45K annually; other top-paying cities include Vista, Calif. ($40K) and Kent, Wash. ($30K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of Florida pays Calvary Chapel the most — around $44K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to $38K annually for Ordained Ministers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Employees who have a Master of Divinity (MDiv) make the most here, hauling in about $77K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Team Building; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $45K annually. Leadership is a popular skill in the Calvary Chapel workforce; just over two-fifths of those surveyed report putting it to use in their jobs. Some other standard skills here are Administration, Public Speaking, and Event Planning.
Benefits and Perks
Health insurance comes as part of the deal for the larger part of employees, and a little over a half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, flexible hours, and supplemental maternity leave.