Senior Pastor at Baptist Church Salary

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 $26K to $91K per year, and the average comes out to $55K annually. Although just over a half lack health benefits of any kind, half do enjoy medical insurance, and approximately one-fourth get dental coverage, too. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$25,597 - $90,809
$26K
$55K
$91K
MEDIAN: $55,276
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$25,597 - $90,809  
   
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$5,000  
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$26,039 - $91,070  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 65

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Pastor

Pay by Experience for a Senior Pastor has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Pastor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Pastor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Senior Pastor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 32 salaries. A Senior Pastor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 26 salaries.

Key Stats for Senior Pastor

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
46%
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Experience Affects Senior Pastor Salaries

▲12%

National Average
$55,000

▼1%

Mid-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼35%

Skills That Affect Senior Pastor Salaries

Team Leadership
▲35%


Organizational Development
▲20%


▲16%



▼0%

National Average
$55,000

Network Management / Administration
▼13%

Operations Management
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 52%
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