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Associate Pastor Salary

An Associate Pastor earns an average salary of $42,636 per year.

$25,915 - $63,461
(Median)
$26K
$43K
$63K
MEDIAN: $42,635
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$7.47 - $22.43
(Median)
$7
$15
$22
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$25,915 - $63,461  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,492  
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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$25,687 - $63,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 953
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$7.47 - $22.43  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,492  
   
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).
)
$25,687 - $63,841  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Associate Pastor

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Associate Pastor Reviews

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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Experience Affects Associate Pastor Salaries




National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Associate Pastor Salaries




Counseling
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Administration
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National Average
$43,000

Worship Planning and Leading
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Event Planning
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 222 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 30%
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