Average Salary for Calvary Chapel Employees

An average Calvary Chapel employee can expect to make $41K per year. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Calvary Chapel workers, followed by your experience level and where you live. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Calvary Chapel Median Salary by Job


Youth Pastor
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Senior Pastor
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Worship Pastor
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  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
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The highest paychecks go to Senior Pastors, who earn an average $56K annually, closely trailed by Pastors (about $41K), Youth Pastors ($38K), and Children's Ministry Directors (approximately $37K). Worship Pastors make an average around $36K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $36K per year. The largest fraction of Calvary Chapel people (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn about $45K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($45K per year) can be spotted in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Vista, Calif. (approximately $40K), Miami, Fla. ($36K), and Newport News, Va. ($32K) are the next top-paying cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $44K annually) in Florida.

Certifications and Degrees

Ordination Certificates receive bigger paychecks ($57K per year) than those without credentials. Earning an Ordained Minister certification garners significant financial rewards of about $45K annually on average. The highest-paying degree here is a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA); Calvary Chapel awards approximately $55K to these degree-holders.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $55K per year. A garden variety skill at Calvary Chapel is Leadership; just over a half of Calvary Chapel's people use it regularly. Public Speaking, Counseling, and Team Leadership round out the set of key employee skills.

Benefits and Perks

At Calvary Chapel, roughly one-half of workers have health insurance, and nearly one-half of workers have dental coverage. Calvary Chapel employees also enjoy perks such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, supplemental maternity leave, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Calvary Chapel


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57 %
$25,168 - $52,903
$27,812 - $55,367

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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