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Average Salary for Southern Baptist Church Employees

Southern Baptist Church employees typically bring home $39K per year. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Southern Baptist Church typically pays:
-11%
below market

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Employer: Southern Baptist Church
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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[-]Senior Pastor (4)
$29,025 - $87,118  
   
[-]Senior Pastor (4)
Salary$28,548 - $89,193  
   
Bonus$350.87 - $8,946  
Total Pay$29,025 - $87,118  
[+]Youth Pastor (3)
$18,727 - $48,202  
   
[+]Youth Pastor (3)
Salary$19,853 - $49,430  
   
Total Pay$18,727 - $48,202  
[+]Minister (2)
$17,018 - $52,470  
   
[+]Minister (2)
Salary$18,734 - $62,405  
   
Total Pay$17,018 - $52,470  
[+]Associate Pastor (2)
$24,141 - $50,748  
   
[+]Associate Pastor (2)
Salary$23,817 - $51,005  
   
Total Pay$24,141 - $50,748  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 6 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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About This Company


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Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see an average salaries of $39K. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $30K. A typical employee has 20 years or more of experience and earns $24K annually.

Locations

Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — about $40K per year on average.

Jobs

Nearing the top of the pay scale are Senior Pastors, Pastors, Associate Pastors, and Youth Pastors; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $60K, the other salaries come in at $45K, $36K, and about $30K, respectively. On the lower end are Ministers at approximately $15K.

Certifications and Degrees

Being an Ordained Minister certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $40K and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Southern Baptist Church provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor's Degree — these employees rake in $36K annually.

Skills

Skill-wise, employees who report People Management as part of the toolkit report the most money, earning $59K on average. Folks here also tend to know Public Speaking; on the survey, more than half of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Leadership, Counseling, and Administration.

Gender

Employees skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Benefits and Perks

44 percent have paid vacation, and only about 22 percent can take paid time off for illness. Health insurance is part of the package for more than half of workers, and for about one in four workers, dental coverage is too. Southern Baptist Church also dishes out privileges such as a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Southern Baptist Church

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %
Salary
Data Not Available
Salary
$12,245 - $50,868
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
32%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
$18,313 - $40,793

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