Hospice Chaplain Salary

A Hospice Chaplain earns an average salary of $46,010 per year. This job's pay does not change very much with experience. A skill in Hospice Care is associated with high pay for this job.

$33,986 - $59,818
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$34K
$46K
$60K
MEDIAN: $46,010
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$16.40 - $29.04
(Median)
$16
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$33,986 - $59,818  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,400  
Total Pay (?
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$34,141 - $60,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.40 - $29.04  
   
Overtime
$12.25 - $42.10  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,400  
   
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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$34,141 - $60,087  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 142
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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

  • 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.
  • Work with community and care team to ensure care is in accord with patients' faith.
  • Interact with and build relationships with staff, clients and family members.
  • Document interactions, challenges and program attendance.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Chaplain

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Experience Affects Hospice Chaplain Salaries




National Average
$45,000


Skills That Affect Hospice Chaplain Salaries

Hospice Care
up arrow 16%

Patient Counseling
up arrow 2%

Bereavement Counseling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$45,000

Counseling
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 69% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 27%
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