Senior Pastor at Baptist Church Salary

Around four-fifths of Senior Pastors at Baptist Church are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $24K to $90K per year, and the average comes out to $55K annually. It's heartening to note that most people in this field love their work, finding it both fun and rewarding. Just over a half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, about one-half report medical coverage and just under a third claim dental coverage as well. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$24,000 - $90,000
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$55K
$90K
MEDIAN: $54,607
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$24,000 - $90,000  
   
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$5,087  
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$24,328 - $90,452  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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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 many Senior Pastors at Baptist Church, more experience generally translates to higher pay. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $36K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $52K. On average, Senior Pastors at Baptist Church make $55K following one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $62K.

Key Stats for Senior Pastor

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
43%
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Experience Affects Senior Pastor Salaries

▲14%

▼0%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼34%

Skills That Affect Senior Pastor Salaries

Team Leadership
▲37%

Organizational Development
▲22%



▲18%



▲1%

National Average
$55,000

Network Management / Administration
▼12%

Operations Management
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
43%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 28%
vision benefits
Vision: 23%
dental benefits
None: 52%
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