Children's Minister Salary

Children's Ministers in the United States may have to scrimp and save; the median compensation is $34K annually. For the most part, Children's Ministers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and over a third collect dental insurance. Men are in the minority of survey respondents, with female Children's Ministers making up 73 percent. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$17,463 - $56,174
$17K
$34K
$56K
MEDIAN: $34,415
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$8.12 - $15.50
$12
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$17,463 - $56,174  
   
Bonus
$203.47  
Total Pay (?
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$17,191 - $55,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$12.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$203.47  
   
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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$17,191 - $55,672  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Job Description for Children's Minister

  • Foster the spiritual growth of teens and provide group or individual pastoral consultation.
  • Integrate youths into worship life through increases resposibilities as acolytes or readers.
  • Plan, facilitate, and lead youth ministry programs and bible studies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Children's Minister

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For many Children's Ministers, more experience generally translates to higher pay. The average inexperienced worker earns $30K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $35K. On average, Children's Ministers make $41K following one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $52K.

Key Stats for Children's Minister

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Children's Minister Salaries

Late-Career
▲54%

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
73 %
Male
27 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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