Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Children's Pastor is $39,197
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Children's Pastors?
An entry-level Children's Pastor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $32,599 based on 40 salaries. An early career Children's Pastor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,044 based on 496 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Children's Pastors Do?
The role of a children's pastor is to begin teaching children about religious values at a young age; this title is frequently found in Christian churches. Most often, a children's pastor works with children from toddler-age to fifth grade. They are responsible for ministering and teaching children about the religion and its values. Some churches also have this pastor minister to children as old as preteens, providing age-appropriate lessons. Children's pastors often have their own classrooms in …Read more
- 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.