The average salary for a Chaplain is AU$48,883 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$38,783 - AU$87,176
AU$39K
AU$48K
AU$87K
MEDIAN: AU$48,463
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50%
90%
AU$20.00 - AU$35.84
AU$20
AU$27
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$26.65
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$87K
Salary AU$38,783 - AU$87,176
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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AU$40,686 - AU$80,921
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 37
Hourly Data AU$0AU$35
Hourly Rate AU$20.00 - AU$35.84
Annual Data AU$0AU$80K
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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AU$40,686 - AU$80,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 29

Job Description for Chaplain

A chaplain is typically employed by larger hospitals and healthcare facilities, although they work in other settings (such as the military) as well. The chaplain provides religious counseling and comfort to patients and their families. They work with caregivers and therapists/counselors at these facilities to assist the spiritual needs of anyone requiring assistance.

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Chaplain Tasks

  • Assist patients and their families with preparing and dealing with the terminally ill
  • Provide spiritual and emotional help to patients from all cultures and beliefs
  • Coordinate spiritual and bereavement services for patients

Chaplain Pay By Employer

$0$115K

$44,289

$43,680

U.S. Army
6 profiles
$100,000

$67,500

Chaplain Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Chaplain

Pay by Experience for a Chaplain has a positive trend. An entry-level Chaplain with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$49,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Chaplain with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$53,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Chaplain which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 16 salaries. A Chaplain with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$69,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$49,757

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Chaplain

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Chaplain Salaries

▲39%

▲17%

▲7%

National Average
AU$50,000

▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 97%