The average pay for a Minister is $49,919 per year. A skill in Leadership is associated with high pay for this job.
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$26,071 - $76,073
(Median)
$26K
$50K
$76K
MEDIAN: $49,918
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$9.70 - $25.75
(Median)
$9
$19
$26
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$26,071 - $76,073  
   
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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$25,725 - $75,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 360
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.70 - $25.75  
   
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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$25,725 - $75,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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.

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Experience Affects Minister Salaries




National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Minister Salaries

Leadership
up arrow 20%

Public Speaking
up arrow 1%

Teaching
up arrow 1%

National Average
$50,000

Counseling
up arrow 1%

Administration
up arrow 2%

Event Planning
up arrow 10%

People Management
up arrow 23%

Preaching
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
medical benefits
Vision: 22%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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