Average Children's Pastor Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Children's Pastor is $42,760 in 2023

Base Salary
$25k - $62k
$197 - $3k
Total Pay
$25k - $61k
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What Do Children's Pastors Do?

Children's Pastor Tasks
  • Recruit, train, oversee and encourage volunteers in Children's Ministry's activities.
  • Oversee, plan and direct Children's Ministry within the church.
  • Act as a liaison to children's organizations outside of the church community.
  • Coordinate with the senior pastor, elders, and other staff at the church for integrating ministry together.
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How do Children's Pastors Rate Their Jobs?

4.2 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 28 responses, the job of Children's Pastor has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.19 out of 5. On average, Children's Pastors are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Children's Pastors

What is the highest pay for Children's Pastors?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Children's Pastor is $62k / year

What is the lowest pay for Children's Pastors?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Children's Pastor is $25k / year

How can Children's Pastors increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Children's Pastor is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Children's Pastor that oversees more junior Children's Pastors, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.