Music Ministry Director Salary

Nearly two in three of Music Ministry Directors in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $13K to $67K per year, but median earnings come to around $31K per year. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Roughly one-half enjoy medical while just under one in five get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to roughly an eighth. Men account for the majority of Music Ministry Directors who responded to the questionnaire — 67 percent to be exact. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$12,449 - $68,571
(Median)
$12K
$31K
$69K
MEDIAN: $31,492
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$11.78 - $29.59
(Median)
$12
$20
$30
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$12,449 - $68,571  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,012  
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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$12,769 - $67,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.78 - $29.59  
   
Overtime
$17.69  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,012  
   
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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$12,769 - $67,152  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Job Description for Music Ministry Director

  • Lead musical rehearsals.
  • Direct the choir and lead worship teams.
  • Select and orchestrate the musical portion of church services and special events.

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Pay by Experience Level for Music Ministry Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $30K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $46K. Music Ministry Directors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $39K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $37K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects Music Ministry Director Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 33%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Late-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 19%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 51%
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