Children's Minister Salary
Children's Ministers in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $34K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. More than half enjoy medical while more than a third get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around one in seven. Most Children's Ministers survey respondents are women (73 percent). The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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.
Children's Ministers with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $30K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $35K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Children's Ministers make a median salary of $41K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $52K.