Associate Pastor Salary

An Associate Pastor earns an average salary of $45,654 per year.

$26,002 - $67,317
$26K
$46K
$67K
MEDIAN: $45,654
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$8.50 - $23.96
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$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$26,002 - $67,317  
   
Bonus
$295.90 - $6,842  
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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$25,602 - $67,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 551
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.50 - $23.96  
   
Overtime
$29.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$295.90 - $6,842  
   
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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$25,602 - $67,570  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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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 by Experience Level for Associate Pastor

Pay by Experience for an Associate Pastor has a positive trend. An entry-level Associate Pastor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 221 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Associate Pastor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 218 salaries. An experienced Associate Pastor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 184 salaries. An Associate Pastor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 84 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,322

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Associate Pastor Reviews

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
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Associate Pastor Salaries

▲20%

▲12%

National Average
$45,000

▼2%

▼14%

Skills That Affect Associate Pastor Salaries



▲3%

Administration
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

▼1%


Event Planning
▼10%

Teaching
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 38%
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