The average salary for a Pastor, Ministry is $41,649 per year.
Pastor, Ministry Total Pay (?
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$20,231 - $64,851
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MEDIAN: $41,648
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Pastor, Ministry Total Pay (?
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$9.61 - $19.73
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$20,231 - $64,851  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $10,108  
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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$20,503 - $65,140  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 357
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.61 - $19.73  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $10,108  
   
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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$20,503 - $65,140  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 357
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Job Description for Pastor, Ministry
  • Promote the Church and its mission through spiritual leadership and as-needed consultation.
  • Conduct weddings, funerals, and other services.
  • Conduct worship ceremonies and give sermons.
  • Teach through precept and by example.
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Pay by Experience Level for Pastor, Ministry
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Pastor, Ministry Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$42,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 70 votes.
Gender
Female
19%
female alumni
 
Male
81%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
25%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 21% employee benefits None: 35%
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