A Youth Pastor earns an average salary of $34,074 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Youth Pastor Total Pay (?
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$17,667 - $49,363
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MEDIAN: $34,074
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Youth Pastor Total Pay (?
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$8.54 - $19.30
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$17,667 - $49,363  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,228  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,966  
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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$17,834 - $49,388  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,461
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.54 - $19.30  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $27.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,228  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,966  
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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$17,834 - $49,388  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,461
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Job Description for Youth Pastor
Youth ministry leaders, or youth pastors, are responsible for developing, coordinating, and administering an effective student ministry program in a place of learning. They work in high schools, universities, and churches around the world. Youth pastors aim to connect with young adults and give them fellowship and guidance. They lead services and worship studies for groups of young people.
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Youth Pastor Tasks
  • Promote community outreach and involvement for youths according to the Church's mission.
  • Recruit and train youth for mission trips.
  • Lead weekly meetings and activities for youth and the youth bible study.
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Pay by Experience Level for Youth Pastor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
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Houston
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Minneapolis
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Dallas
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Phoenix
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Tampa
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Mobile
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Raleigh
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National Average
$34,000
Atlanta
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Cincinnati
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San Antonio
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Nashville
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Richmond
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Charlotte
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Experience Affects Youth Pastor Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Youth Pastor Salaries

Administration
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Leadership
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Event Planning
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Counseling
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National Average
$34,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 63% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 17% employee benefits None: 36%
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