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Church Secretary Salary

The average pay for a Church Secretary is $11.31 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
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$14,769 - $35,575
(Median)
$15K
$25K
$36K
MEDIAN: $25,064
10%
50%
90%

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$8.91 - $15.44
(Median)
$8
$11
$15
MEDIAN: $11.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$12K$24K$36K
Salary
$14,769 - $35,575  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $506  
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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$17,372 - $33,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 193
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$7$14$21
Hourly Rate
$8.91 - $15.44  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $19.25  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$14K$28K$42K
Bonus
$0.00 - $506  
   
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).
)
$17,372 - $33,941  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 335

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Church Secretary

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

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Experience Affects Church Secretary Salaries




National Average
$24,000


Skills That Affect Church Secretary Salaries

Customer Service
up arrow 8%

Payroll Administration
up arrow 3%

Bookkeeping
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
0%

Typing
0%

National Average
$24,000

Office Administration
up arrow 1%

Word Processing
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 13%

Phone Support
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 123 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 29% dental benefits Dental: 12%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 71%