The average Experienced Chaplain earns approximately $49K per year. Just under a fourth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a fair number report medical coverage and the greater part claim dental coverage as well. Male Experienced Chaplains are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 61 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$33,584 - $68,524
(Median)
$34K
$49K
$69K
MEDIAN: $48,859
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$16.50 - $31.62
(Median)
$17
$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,584 - $68,524  
   
Bonus
$775  
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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$34,264 - $67,383  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$16.50 - $31.62  
   
Overtime
$6.54 - $59.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$775  
   
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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$34,264 - $67,383  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Skills That Affect Chaplain Salaries

Counseling
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Patient Counseling
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Public Speaking
0%

Hospice Care
0%

National Average
$49,000

Bereavement Counseling
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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