Preacher Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Preachers earn an average of $42K per year. More than a third report receiving medical coverage from their employers and one-seventh collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$20,198 - $65,649
MEDIAN: $41,587

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$20,198 - $65,649  
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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).
$20,771 - $65,813  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Pay by Experience Level for Preacher

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

Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $42K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $41K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Preachers make a median salary of $44K. Survey respondents who have worked for more than 20 years actually report somewhat lower incomes of $42K.

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Experience Affects Preacher Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.


3 %
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 38% dental benefits Dental: 14%
vision benefits Vision: 14% employee benefits None: 62%