Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $36K per year. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Southern Baptist Church employees (44 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn $40K annually on average.
Associate Pastors represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $36K per year — though Youth Pastors also do fairly well at around $26K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Ordained Ministers, who make $36K per year. The best paid folks at Southern Baptist Church have a Bachelor's Degree, earning approximately $36K annually.
When it comes to skills, Operations Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $46K per year. Leadership also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; around half of employees surveyed report using it at work. Many workers usually know Counseling, Public Speaking, and Administration as well.
The number of male employees who participated in the survey outweighs the number of women; the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
At Southern Baptist Church, nearly one in eight workers have health insurance, and close to an eighth of workers have dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are flexible hours, a company cell phone, and a casual working environment.