A Hospice Chaplain earns an average salary of $46,278 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.

$35,914 - $59,599
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$36K
$46K
$60K
MEDIAN: $46,278
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$18.28 - $29.07
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$18
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$29
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$35,914 - $59,599  
   
Bonus
$75.50 - $3,973  
Total Pay (?
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$37,075 - $60,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 193
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$18.28 - $29.07  
   
Overtime
$19.27 - $43.28  
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$75.50 - $3,973  
   
Total Pay (?
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$37,075 - $60,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 162
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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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Experience Affects Hospice Chaplain Salaries




National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Hospice Chaplain Salaries

Hospice Care
up arrow 14%

Bereavement Counseling
up arrow 2%

Patient Counseling
up arrow 1%

National Average
$47,000

Counseling
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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