Preacher Salary

Male Preachers number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $44K annually in the United States. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Preachers. Close to one-fourth report receiving medical coverage from their employers and less than one-tenth collect dental insurance.

$23,807 - $82,980
$24K
$44K
$83K
MEDIAN: $44,250
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Salary $23,807 - $82,980
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$23,807 - $82,980
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41

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Job Description for Preacher

A preacher leads services in a church. Strong public speaking skills are essential, since the pastor will make sermons that should motivate the audience. Sermons should be presented in a gripping and understandable way. A preacher should have strong knowledge of the Bible to be able to apply it to applicable situations.

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Pay by Experience Level for Preacher

Pay by Experience for a Preacher has a positive trend. An entry-level Preacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $43,000 based on 10 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Preacher 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 17 salaries. An experienced Preacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 15 salaries. A Preacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Preacher

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Preacher Salaries

Experienced
▲30%

Mid-Career
▲11%

Late-Career
▲7%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 24%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 76%
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