Children's Pastor Salary (United States)

A Children's Pastor earns an average salary of $35,062 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Administration is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Children's Pastor Total Pay (?
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$24,325 - $52,997
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$24,325 - $52,997  
   
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$24,425 - $53,446  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 93
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Job Description for Children's Pastor

The role of a children's pastor is to begin teaching children about religious values at a young age; this title is frequently found in Christian churches. Most often, a children's pastor works with children from toddler-age to fifth grade. They are responsible for ministering and teaching children about the religion and its values. Some churches also have this pastor minister to children as old as preteens, providing age-appropriate lessons. Children's pastors often have their own classrooms in the church along with their own teaching materials to help children learn.
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Children's Pastor Tasks
  • Coordinate with the senior pastor, elders, and other staff at the church for integrating ministry together.
  • Recruit, train, oversee and encourage volunteers in Children's Ministry's activities.
  • Oversee, plan and direct Children’s Ministry within the church.
  • Act as a liaison to children's organizations outside of the church community.

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Experience Affects Children's Pastor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$35,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Children's Pastor Salaries

Administration
up arrow 10%
National Average
$35,000
Team Leadership
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 29%
vision benefits Vision: 20% employee benefits None: 39%
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