Minister Salary

The average pay for a Minister is $49,679 per year. A skill in Leadership is associated with high pay for this job.
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$26,648 - $76,204
$27K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $49,624
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50%
90%

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$9.81 - $26.63
$9
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20.00
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$0$76K
Salary $26,648 - $76,204
Bonus $262.21 - $11,635
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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$25,890 - $75,790
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 343
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $9.81 - $26.63
Hourly Tips $2.50
Overtime $20.00
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $262.21 - $11,635
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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$25,890 - $75,790
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 21

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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

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

Common Career Paths for Minister


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Popular Skills for Minister

Pay by Experience Level for Minister

Pay by Experience for a Minister has a positive trend. An entry-level Minister with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 79 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Minister 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 114 salaries. An experienced Minister which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 154 salaries. A Minister with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 127 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $49,195

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Minister

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
34%
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Experience Affects Minister Salaries

▲17%

▲6%

National Average
$49,000

▼1%

▼22%

Skills That Affect Minister Salaries

Leadership
▲21%

Teaching
▲3%

Public Speaking
▲1%

National Average
$49,000

▼1%


Team Leadership
▼4%

People Management
▼22%

Event Planning
▼22%

Preaching
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 24%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 48%
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