Hospice Chaplain Salary (United States)

A Hospice Chaplain earns an average salary of $45,564 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.
Hospice Chaplain Salary (?
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$30,541 - $60,206
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MEDIAN: $45,563
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Hospice Chaplain Salary (?
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$15.65 - $27.43
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,541 - $60,206  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
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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$32,232 - $59,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.65 - $27.43  
   
Overtime
$4.36 - $43.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $500  
   
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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$32,232 - $59,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 88
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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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Pay Difference By Location

Los Angeles
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$45,000
Atlanta
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Experience Affects Hospice Chaplain Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 4%
Late-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$45,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Hospice Chaplain Salaries

Hospice Care
up arrow 18%
Patient Counseling
up arrow 8%
Bereavement Counseling
up arrow 1%
National Average
$45,000
Counseling
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 25%