Church Business Administrator Salary

The majority of Church Business Administrators in the United States — about one-half — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $27K to $66K per year, and the median is $46K per year. Female Church Business Administrators make up most of the survey respondents at 79 percent. Job satisfaction for Church Business Administrators is high. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — more than two-fifths lack coverage. On the flip side, the greater part have medical insurance and more than a third receive dental plans. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,483 - $69,654

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$11.88 - $21.11

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,483 - $69,654  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,018  
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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$26,964 - $65,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 154
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.88 - $21.11  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $22.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,018  
   
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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$26,964 - $65,501  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
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Job Description for Church Business Administrator

Church business administrators are responsible for overseeing the business affairs of a church; their general responsibilities include working with pastors and financial committees to develop budgets, handling church accounting and finances, presenting financial information to governing bodies, managing funds, and administering payroll and employee benefits. They may also manage church properties and facilities, oversee maintenance, and plan long-term improvement projects. They generally use computers, telephones, and standard office supplies when working.

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Church Business Administrator Tasks

  • Work with pastor and financial committees to develop the church budget.
  • Handle church finances and accounting, present financial information to church governing bodies.
  • Develop church budget and manage church funds, administer payroll and employee benefits.
  • Manage church property and facilities, overseeing maintenance and planning long-term improvement projects.

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Popular Skills for Church Business Administrator


Survey results suggest that Church Business Administrators put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Human Resources, Accounting, Operations Management, and Financial Reporting are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 6 percent and 17 percent. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Bookkeeping. Those proficient in Human Resources are, more often than not, also skilled in Financial Reporting and Bookkeeping.

Pay by Experience Level for Church Business Administrator

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


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $39K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $42K. Church Business Administrators with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $45K. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $41K.

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Experience Affects Church Business Administrator Salaries


National Average
$43,000


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Skills That Affect Church Business Administrator Salaries




Financial Reporting
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National Average
$43,000

Bookkeeping
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 35%
vision benefits Vision: 23% employee benefits None: 43%
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