An Associate Pastor earns an average salary of $44,953 per year.

$26,590 - $66,471
(Median)
$27K
$45K
$66K
MEDIAN: $44,953
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$7.21 - $24.47
(Median)
$7
$17
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$26,590 - $66,471  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $5,463  
Profit Sharing
$10,500  
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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$26,147 - $66,594  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 600
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$7.21 - $24.47  
   
Overtime
$0.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$302.01 - $5,463  
   
Profit Sharing
$10,500  
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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$26,147 - $66,594  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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

  • 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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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
$45,000



Skills That Affect Associate Pastor Salaries

Teaching
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Leadership
up arrow 3%

Administration
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Counseling
up arrow 1%

Worship Planning and Leading
up arrow 3%

Event Planning
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

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