A Hospice Chaplain earns an average salary of $46,632 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. A skill in Hospice Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,596 - $59,987
$36K
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MEDIAN: $46,632
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$18.65 - $29.60
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MEDIAN: $22.85
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,596 - $59,987  
   
Bonus
$76.60 - $3,915  
Total Pay (?
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$37,336 - $60,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 194
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$18.65 - $29.60  
   
Overtime
$19.27 - $47.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$76.60 - $3,915  
   
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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$37,336 - $60,709  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 155

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Job Description for Hospice Chaplain

Hospice chaplains are responsible for providing spiritual services to patients and family members on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of giving advice and resources to people of different ages, cultures, and beliefs. Hospice chaplains provide counseling services using their training in crisis intervention, as well as help train volunteers to assess spiritual concerns and needs of families. One of their main duties includes assessing the level of individuals' emotional and spiritual distress to provide the best possible advice.

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Hospice Chaplain Tasks

  • Interact with and build relationships with staff, clients and family members.
  • Document interactions, challenges and program attendance.
  • Work with community and care team to ensure care is in accord with patients' faith.
  • Connect clients to appropriate clergy and counseling opportunities, and facilitate referrals to the hospice.
  • Guide individuals and groups through grief and bereavement counseling and coping strategies.

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Key Stats for Hospice Chaplain

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
040
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Hospice Chaplain Salaries




National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Hospice Chaplain Salaries

Hospice Care
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National Average
$47,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 28%
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