An Associate Pastor earns an average salary of $45,277 per year.

$25,691 - $67,227
$26K
$45K
$67K
MEDIAN: $45,277
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$7.21 - $24.47
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$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$25,691 - $67,227  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $6,705  
Total Pay (?
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$25,422 - $67,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 588
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$7.21 - $24.47  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$302.01 - $6,705  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,422 - $67,371  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Associate Pastor

An associate pastor works alongside an executive or senior pastor in larger congregations. The associate pastor typically must be an ordained minister within the denomination or faith of the church. That ordination normally requires at least a bachelor’s degree, but sometimes also requires post-graduate work in divinity studies from an accredited school or bible colleges.

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Associate Pastor Tasks

  • Develop, guide, and manage small group leaders.
  • Offer and provide general pastoral support.
  • Assist in leading worship ceremonies.
  • Foster a culture of life-long disciple creation.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,030

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Q: What is it like working as an Associate Pastor?

Associate Pastor in North Little Rock:
"Confessions Of A Part-Time Local Pastor."
Pros: Interaction with people, nurturing, encouraging, preaching the Good News.
Cons: Lack of support. Lowest paid person in church.

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Key Stats for Associate Pastor

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Associate Pastor Salaries



National Average
$45,000



Skills That Affect Associate Pastor Salaries

Teaching
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Administration
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National Average
$45,000



Event Planning
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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