The average pay for a Minister is $49,726 per year. A skill in Leadership is associated with high pay for this job.
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$25,824 - $76,633
$26K
$50K
$77K
MEDIAN: $49,725
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$9.79 - $25.53
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$25,824 - $76,633  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $11,170  
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$25,578 - $76,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 370
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.79 - $25.53  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.50  
Overtime
$25.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$-0.50 - $11,170  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,000  
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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$25,578 - $76,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Job Description for Minister

There are many varieties of positions as a minister, ranging from church minister to more specialized positions such as military chaplain. However, the minister's general role is to provide their community with spiritual and religious support. This role involves regular public speaking, with the number of weekly services varying depending on the needs of the minister's community; additionally, these professionals speak during memorial services and community event. Administrative duties performed by the minister include hiring, training, budgeting, and organizing meetings. They may also perform a supervisory role for other members of the church staff.

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Minister Tasks

  • Preach, lead worship ceremonies and Bible studies, and provide pastoral consultation.
  • Assist with planning and leading ministry retreats.
  • Facilitate discussions on faith-based topics.

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Key Stats for Minister

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
35%
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Experience Affects Minister Salaries



National Average
$49,000



Skills That Affect Minister Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 20%

Teaching
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National Average
$49,000



Team Leadership
up arrow 5%

People Management
up arrow 22%

Event Planning
up arrow 22%

Preaching
up arrow 29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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