The average pay for a Church Secretary is $11.15 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Church Secretary Total Pay (?
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$14,892 - $35,000
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MEDIAN: $25,057
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Church Secretary Total Pay (?
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$8.57 - $15.45
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$14,892 - $35,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $508  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,800  
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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$17,347 - $33,691  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 416
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$6$12$18
Hourly Rate
$8.57 - $15.45  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $15.88  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Bonus
$0.00 - $508  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $1,800  
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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$17,347 - $33,691  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 416
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Job Description for Church Secretary
A church secretary works as an administrative assistant to pastors and other managers or elders in the congregation. They assist these leaders with typing correspondence, creating documents, distributing memos, and answering email. They also organize documents for the ministry and follow an organizational system that allows any necessary documents to be easily produced on demand. The church secretary is also tasked with collecting, organizing, and distributing necessary information from church clubs, groups, and affiliated organizations.
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Church Secretary Tasks
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.
  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
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Experience Affects Church Secretary Salaries

National Average
$24,000

Skills That Affect Church Secretary Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 9%
Bookkeeping
up arrow 8%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%
Office Administration
up arrow 1%
National Average
$24,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
up arrow 7%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 11%
Word Processing
up arrow 11%
Desktop Publishing
up arrow 13%
Phone Support
up arrow 13%
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Gender
Female
99%
female alumni
 
Male
1%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 71%
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