The average salary for an Executive Pastor is $61,433 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Strategic Planning and Counseling.

$33,348 - $94,394
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$33,717 - $94,715  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 235

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Job Description for Executive Pastor

Executive pastors must be responsible and able to lead others, as they are tasked with leading a religious staff as well as the direction of a church and accomplishing the mission of the church's statement. These activities can range from group activities and pastoral care to arts and crafts and working with children and youth. Executive pastors must also be able to lead a ministry staff, facilitate strategic planning, lead church mission efforts, and perform other duties that are necessary for the religious organization's success.

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Executive Pastor Tasks

  • Assist in leading staff meetings and collaborate in building ministry objectives and vision.
  • Conduct weddings, funerals, or general services as required.
  • Foster professional development of staff, conduct performance evaluations, and develop strategies for enhancement.
  • Identify and resolve operational or personnel issues in a fashion that maintains the mission of the Church.

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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Pastor

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Key Stats for Executive Pastor

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
28%
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Experience Affects Executive Pastor Salaries



National Average
$61,000



Skills That Affect Executive Pastor Salaries


Counseling
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National Average
$61,000


Team Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
dental benefits
None: 31%
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