Church Secretary Salary

The average pay for a Church Secretary is $12.63 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much between less experienced and more experienced workers.
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$15,474 - $37,236
$15K
$25K
$37K
MEDIAN: $25,031
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$9.67 - $16.79
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MEDIAN: $12.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$13K$26K$39K
Salary
$15,474 - $37,236  
   
Bonus
$98.63 - $2,968  
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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$18,583 - $35,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 111
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.67 - $16.79  
   
Overtime
$1.51 - $26.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$98.63 - $2,968  
   
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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$18,583 - $35,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 282

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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

  • Schedule travel, appointments and meetings.
  • Coordinate space and office organization; maintaining paper and electronic files.
  • Greet visitors and callers, route and resolve information requests.
  • Type correspondence, compile data for expense and statistical reports.

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Pay by Experience Level for Church Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Church Secretary has a neutral trend. An entry-level Church Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 124 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Church Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 153 salaries. An experienced Church Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $27,000 based on 160 salaries. A Church Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 77 salaries.

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Q: What is it like working as a Church Secretary?

Church Secretary in Kerens:
"Going to Church Everyday!"
Pros: The atmosphere of serving and being around a Christian environment. I enjoy the actual work.
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Key Stats for Church Secretary

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Church Secretary Salaries

▲3%

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$26,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Church Secretary Salaries



Bookkeeping
▼0%

Customer Service
▼0%

National Average
$26,000

▼2%

Payroll Administration
▼7%

Word Processing
▼18%

Microsoft Excel
▼19%

Phone Support
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
98 %
Male
2 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 76%
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