Youth Pastor Salary (United States)

A Youth Pastor earns an average salary of $34,301 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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$17,997 - $49,211
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49K
MEDIAN: $34,300
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Youth Pastor Total Pay (?
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$8.73 - $19.48
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$17,997 - $49,211  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,246  
Profit Sharing
$509 - $2,017  
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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$18,212 - $49,166  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,251
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$8.73 - $19.48  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $26.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,246  
   
Profit Sharing
$509 - $2,017  
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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$18,212 - $49,166  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 2,251
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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 Difference By Location
Phoenix
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Minneapolis
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San Diego
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Houston
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Orlando
up arrow 7%
Dallas
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Greenville
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National Average
$34,000
Raleigh
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Atlanta
up arrow 3%
Tampa
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Cincinnati
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Richmond
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Nashville
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Charlotte
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San Antonio
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Experience Affects Youth Pastor Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Youth Pastor Salaries

Public Speaking
up arrow 4%
Leadership
up arrow 3%
Administration
up arrow 3%
Event Planning
up arrow 2%
Counseling
0%
Teaching
0%
National Average
$34,000
Preaching
up arrow 14%
Mentoring
up arrow 39%
Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 40%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
3%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 62% dental benefits Dental: 30%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 37%
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