Children's Ministry Director Salary

The average pay for a Children's Ministry Director is $31,111 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. A skill in Team Leadership is associated with high pay for this job.

$18,865 - $47,903
$19K
$33K
$48K
MEDIAN: $32,915
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$10.05 - $20.73
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$15
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MEDIAN: $14.68
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$0$47K
Salary $18,865 - $47,903
Bonus $500
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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$19,990 - $46,486
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 289
Hourly Data $0$26
Hourly Rate $10.05 - $20.73
Overtime $26.50
Annual Data $0$46K
Bonus $500
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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$19,990 - $46,486
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

Job Description for Children's Ministry Director

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.

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Children's Ministry Director Tasks

  • 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.

Common Career Paths for Children's Ministry Director


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Children's Ministry Director Job Listings

Popular Skills for Children's Ministry Director

Pay by Experience Level for Children's Ministry Director

Pay by Experience for a Children's Ministry Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Children's Ministry Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 179 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Children's Ministry Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Children's Ministry Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 109 salaries. A Children's Ministry Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 36 salaries.

Children's Ministry Director Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Children's Ministry Director?

Children's Ministry Director in Kansas City:
"Fulfilling."
Pros: Being with the kids. Teaching and leading them in their Spiritual development.
Cons: Recruiting volunteers. Often thankless job. Rejection.

Children's Ministry Director in Altamont:
Pros: Children I work with, their parents and the volunteers.
Cons: Number of unpaid hours.

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Key Stats for Children's Ministry Director

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Children's Ministry Director Salaries

▲23%

▲12%

National Average
$32,000

▼2%

▼7%

Skills That Affect Children's Ministry Director Salaries

Team Leadership
▲12%

Teaching
▲3%

▼0%


National Average
$32,000


▼1%

Leadership
▼3%

Curriculum Planning
▼3%


Childhood Education
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
88 %
Male
12 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 56%