Hospice Chaplain Salary

A Hospice Chaplain earns an average salary of $46,361 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.

$36,110 - $60,337
$36K
$47K
$60K
MEDIAN: $46,972
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50%
90%

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$18.44 - $30.42
$18
$23
$30
MEDIAN: $23.23
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$0$61K
Salary $36,110 - $60,337
Bonus $72.72 - $3,091
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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$37,455 - $61,671
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 194
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $18.44 - $30.42
Overtime $19.39 - $49.19
Annual Data $0$61K
Bonus $72.72 - $3,091
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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$37,455 - $61,671
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 164

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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

Pay by Experience for a Hospice Chaplain has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospice Chaplain with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 176 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospice Chaplain with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Hospice Chaplain which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 90 salaries. A Hospice Chaplain with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 36 salaries.

Hospice Chaplain Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Hospice Chaplain?

Hospice Chaplain in Lombard:
"Excellent place to work."
Pros: Helping people use hospice as a resource.
Cons: None.

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Key Stats for Hospice Chaplain

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Hospice Chaplain Salaries

▲6%

▲6%

▲4%

National Average
$48,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Hospice Chaplain Salaries

Hospice Care
▲11%


National Average
$48,000

Bereavement Counseling
▼1%

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 28%
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