Senior Pastor with Team Leadership Skills Salary

With more than four-fifths of Senior Pastors with Team Leadership skills reporting more than 10 years of experience, the field is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Average pay for Senior Pastors with Team Leadership skills is $58K per year and can range from $30K on the lower end to $88K per year near the higher end. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in three are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by roughly a third. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,389 - $86,754
MEDIAN: $58,281

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$29,389 - $86,754  
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$29,512 - $88,478  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 480
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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Pastor

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

For Senior Pastors with Team Leadership skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $49K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $53K. Senior Pastors with Team Leadership skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $58K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $65K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

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Experience Affects Senior Pastor Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 109 votes.


4 %
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
medical benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 29%