Average Church Administrator Salary

$39,799
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$248
Bonus
$600
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The average salary for a Church Administrator is $39,799.
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What Do Church Administrators Do?

Church Administrator Tasks
  • Provide administrative support for clergy and church staff.
  • Create and distribute church publications and newsletters.
  • Schedule church calendar and use of church facilities.

Job Satisfaction for Church Administrator

4.4 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Church Administrator

The top respondents for the job title Church Administrator are from the companies Baptist Church, Christian Church and First Baptist Church. Reported salaries are highest at First Baptist Church where the average pay is $41,212. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include First United Methodist Church, earning around $40,000. Grace Lutheran Church pays the lowest at around $22,073. Baptist Church also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $30,136.

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What Are Popular Skills for Church Administrators?

Skills in Operations Management and Human Resources (HR) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration, Accounting and Microsoft Office.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Church Administrators?

An entry-level Church Administrator with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,453 based on 13 salaries. An early career Church Administrator with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,886 based on 145 salaries. A mid-career Church Administrator with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,539 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Church Administrator with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,071 based on 151 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $41,595.
Employees with Church Administrator in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 60.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (40.1% more) and Houston, Texas (21.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Las Vegas, Nevada (6.5% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (6.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 494 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
29.4%
Mid Career
21.1%
Experienced
30.6%
Late Career
16.4%

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