Senior Pastors rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $58K per year; Pastors come in second with average earnings amounting to $41K, while Graphic Designers and Youth Pastors rank near the top as well (approximately $38K and $38K, respectively). Earning only $36K on average, Worship Pastors make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Calvary Chapel for between five and 10 years earn around $45K annually on average. The largest fraction of Calvary Chapel people (33 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $35K per year on average.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($42K annually) can be spotted in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Vista, Calif. (about $40K), Miami, Fla. ($36K), and Kent, Wash. (approximately $30K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Florida, where the average Calvary Chapel employee makes around $40K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Salaries approach approximately $59K annually for Ordination Certificates; non-accredited workers make much less. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Ordained Ministers with credentials; these people earn $45K per year on average. The best paid folks at Calvary Chapel have a Master of Divinity (MDiv), earning $57K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Project Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of about $52K per year. Leadership is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; more than half of Calvary Chapel's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Public Speaking, Administration, and Team Leadership.
Benefits and Perks
At Calvary Chapel, just over two-fifths of workers have health insurance, and more than two-fifths of workers have dental coverage. Some other perks are a casual working environment, flexible hours, supplemental maternity leave, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.