Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Children's Ministry Director is $35,372
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Children's Ministry Directors?
An entry-level Children's Ministry Director with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $26,873 based on 17 salaries. An early career Children's Ministry Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31,034 based on …Read more
What Do Children's Ministry Directors Do?
Children’s ministry directors usually work in a church environment to oversee the ministry for children from nursery through elementary school. These ministries may also contain older children through the high school age, and the director must establish goals for programs and maintain a safe environment for children to learn and grow spiritually.
In some cases, children's ministry directors develop lesson plans and sermons to be presented to children, and they often have purchasing duties to …Read more
- Provide administrative leadership and direction.
- Develop and direct programming in line with ministry's overarching goals.
- Develop and implement community outreach.
- Recruit and train volunteers.