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Associate Pastor Salary

The average salary for an Associate Pastor is $42,343 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
$25,391 - $62,290
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$25K
$42K
$62K
MEDIAN: $42,342
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$7.89 - $20.70
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$25,391 - $62,290  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,068  
Total Pay (?
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$25,096 - $62,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 975
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$7.89 - $20.70  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,068  
   
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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$25,096 - $62,503  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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
$42,000


Skills That Affect Associate Pastor Salaries




Counseling
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Administration
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Worship Planning and Leading
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National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 262 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 37%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 29%