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Senior Pastor Salary with Team Leadership skills

Over four-fifths of Senior Pastors with Team Leadership skills are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $30K to $87K per year, and the average comes out to $56K annually. While some workers in this profession — just under one in three — do not have any health coverage, a majority do receive medical benefits and slightly less than a third have dental insurance. It's exciting to note that the majority of individuals in this field enjoy their work considerably. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,336 - $86,788
MEDIAN: $56,490

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$29,336 - $86,788  
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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).
$29,884 - $87,271  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 381

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Pastor with Team Leadership skills

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

Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $49K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $52K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $57K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $63K.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 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: 69% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 30%