Average Salary for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary grads can expect to earn between around $43K on the low end and $70K at the high end. A considerably greater proportion of men make up the survey population with a male-to-female ratio of 6-to-1. Based on student and alumni reporting, men also tend to make more than their male counterparts after graduating. The data for this snapshot was collected from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary graduates who took PayScale's salary survey.

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Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Alumni

Median Salary by Job

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Senior Pastor
5 salaries
$52,072  
   
Minister
4 salaries
$42,500  
Executive Pastor
2 salaries
$70,000  
Youth Pastor
2 salaries
$60,000  
Preacher
2 salaries
$55,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 23 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Industry

Religious service registers as the most common industry among alumni. On the other end of the spectrum is the ministry industry, which attracts approximately one in twenty Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary alumni.

Gender

Graduates who took the survey skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.

Jobs

The most generous salaries among Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary alumni are reportedly earned by Executive Pastors, whose median earnings come to $70K, followed by Youth Pastors ($60K) and Senior Pastors (approximately $56K). Ministers get the short end of the stick when it comes to salary; grads report making an average of about $43K in this job.

Locations

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary alumni seeking the highest salaries end up in Dallas, Texas, which offers a median salary of $73K. Nashville, Tenn. is a popular spot for former Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary students at the opposite end of the pay scale; in fact, average salaries there are the lowest at $53K.

Degree Major

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary grads who hold a Master of Divinity (MDiv), Theology can expect to fare better than most fellow alumni, earning an average around $75K per year. A Master of Arts (MA), Education commands less pay, and these degree-holders face median pay of $43K.

Skills

Public Speaking is a popular skill among Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary alumni, with more than a third of grads reporting using it on the job. Operations Management commands a pay premium of 18 percent for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary grads. Other top skills include Leadership, Administration, and Counseling.

Benefits and Perks

The larger part of grads are allowed to take paid time off for vacation, but only about one in three grads get paid sick leave. Benefits are rather generous for graduates of this school; a fair number of graduates are rewarded with health insurance and around two in five alumni report dental coverage, too. A fair number of respondents save for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Other benefits awarded to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary alumni include life insurance, a company-subsidized cell phone, 403(b), a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %
Salary
$43,448 - $57,391
Salary
$35,000 - $75,256
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
47%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
$43,909

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