Entry-Level Minister Salary

It's impossible to make it big as a Entry-Level Ministers ; the average employee scrapes together only around $36K annually. Just over two-fifths report receiving medical coverage from their employers and approximately one in eight collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Ministers. Men account for the majority of Entry-Level Ministers who responded to the questionnaire — 63 percent to be exact. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,426 - $51,266
$20K
$36K
$51K
MEDIAN: $36,058
10%
50%
90%

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$16.75 - $21.49
$20
MEDIAN: $20.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$20,426 - $51,266  
   
Bonus
$840  
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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$20,847 - $51,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$20.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.50  
Overtime
$37.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$840  
   
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).
)
$20,847 - $51,767  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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Minister Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Minister in Lihue:
"The church had insufficient funds."
Look carefully at where previous church funds had come from. This church had received grant funding that ran out just prior to my arrival.

Minister in Jefferson City:
"Relationships."
Keep relationships first. Keep fed yourself. Balance what you can do well with everything you want to do.

Key Stats for Minister

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
68%
5-9 years
22%
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Skills That Affect Minister Salaries

National Average
$38,000

Public Speaking
▼11%

Administration
▼13%

Counseling
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
63 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 13%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 54%