Hospital Chaplain Salary (United States)

A Hospital Chaplain earns an average salary of $44,954 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
Hospital Chaplain Salary (?
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$35,336 - $62,827
(Median)
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57K
63K
MEDIAN: $44,954
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Hospital Chaplain Salary (?
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$18.24 - $30.83
(Median)
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31
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$35,336 - $62,827  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $505  
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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$36,357 - $63,287  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 84
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$18.24 - $30.83  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $29.65  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $505  
   
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).
)
$36,357 - $63,287  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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Job Description for Hospital Chaplain

  • Coordinate spiritual and bereavement services for patients.
  • Provide spiritual and emotional help to patients from all cultures and beliefs.
  • Assist patients and their families with preparing and dealing with the terminally ill.

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Pay by Experience Level for Hospital Chaplain

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Experience Affects Hospital Chaplain Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Experienced
up arrow 2%
National Average
$46,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Skills That Affect Hospital Chaplain Salaries

Counseling
up arrow 2%
National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
52%
female alumni
 
Male
48%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 82% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 17%