Senior Pastor with Team Leadership Skills Salary

Senior Pastors with Team Leadership skills tend to have a good amount of experience under their belt — three-fourths have more than 10 years in the field. While pay runs from $30K to $97K per year, median earnings come to $59K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and over a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by more than a third. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,622 - $95,166
$30K
$59K
$95K
MEDIAN: $58,655
10%
50%
90%

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$12.00 - $28.00
$15
MEDIAN: $15.26
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$29,622 - $95,166  
   
Bonus
$986 - $19,866  
Total Pay (?
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$29,528 - $96,733  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 338
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.26  
   
Overtime
$30.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$986 - $19,866  
   
Total Pay (?
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).
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$29,528 - $96,733  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Pastor

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


Senior Pastors with Team Leadership skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. People who have worked for fewer than five years earn around $51K, and folks with five to 10 years of experience see a modestly higher median of $52K. Senior Pastors with Team Leadership skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $56K. Veterans who have acquired more than 20 years report a median income of $68K, which is generally higher than the pay reported by other tenure groups.

Key Stats for Senior Pastor

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
43%
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Experience Affects Senior Pastor Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

National Average
$59,000

Experienced
▼5%

Mid-Career
▼13%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
9%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 62%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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