Preacher Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Preachers earn an average of $47K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to just under one in three, and less than one in ten earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$27,000 - $85,183
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$47K
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MEDIAN: $47,290
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44

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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
5%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Preacher Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲4%

Late-Career
▲1%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
14%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 72%