Director, Music Ministry Salary (United States)

Music Ministry Directors who are practiced in their profession and carry more than 10 years of experience make up about three-quarters of Music Ministry Directors in the United States. Pay fluctuates from $15,139 to $61,410 per year, but expected earnings average $32,745 annually. In this profession, 43 percent individuals enjoy medical and dental coverage, and 19 percent have vision insurance, as well. Most Music Ministry Directors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
Director, Music Ministry Salary (?
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$14,993 - $59,485
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MEDIAN: $31,568
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Director, Music Ministry Salary (?
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$13.44 - $54.74
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$14,993 - $59,485  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,250  
Profit Sharing
$125.50 - $1,517  
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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$15,139 - $61,410  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 367
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$13.44 - $54.74  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,250  
   
Profit Sharing
$125.50 - $1,517  
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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$15,139 - $61,410  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Job Description for Director, Music Ministry

A music ministry director is normally responsible for all of the music in a church setting. This means they are required to create a music environment that allows the congregation to be drawn into a spirit of worship, They also recruit and direct the team of singers, band, and anyone else involved with performing music. Music ministry directors are also in charge of directing rehearsals and performances, leading congregational singing, and potentially playing a musical instrument. Music ministry directors may also be responsible for developing and overseeing the yearly music budget. They must also organize events for special occasions such as Christmas and Easter.
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Director, Music Ministry Tasks
  • Lead musical rehearsals.
  • Direct the choir and lead worship teams.
  • Select and orchestrate the musical portion of church services and special events.

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Pay by Experience Level for Director, Music Ministry

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Across the entire workforce, experience and pay tend to be weakly linked—those with more experience do not necessarily bring in much higher salaries. After five to 10 years, the typical starting salary of $30K climbs to $31K. After 10 to 20 years, compensation comes in at $35K. Once they've gotten two decades of experience under their belts, Music Ministry Directors encounter slower salary growth; at this point, they earn $36K annually. Music Ministry Directors with more than 20 years of experience are most common in the field, followed by those with 10 to 20 years and one to 10 years. Workers who have been working for one to 10 years are hardest to find.

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Experience Affects Director, Music Ministry Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$33,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 120 votes.

Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
42%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 27%
vision benefits Vision: 19% employee benefits None: 56%
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