$30,066
Avg. Salary
$24.92
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$786

Bonus

$1,526

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Director, Music Ministry is $24.92 per hour.

The average pay for a Director, Music Ministry is $30,066 per year.

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$14.37
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$48.48
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$13k
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MEDIAN $30,066
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$0$60K
Salary $12,942 - $58,509
Bonus $96.96 - $2,061
Profit Sharing $1,526
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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$13,186 - $60,936
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 467
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $14.37 - $48.48
Overtime $62.00
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $96.96 - $2,061
Profit Sharing $1,526
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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$13,186 - $60,936
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

Job Description for Director, Music Ministry

A music ministry director is normally responsible for all of the music in a church setting. This means they are required to create a music environment that allows the congregation to be drawn into a spirit of worship, They also recruit and direct the team of singers, band, and anyone else involved with performing music. Music ministry directors are also in charge of directing rehearsals and performances, leading congregational singing, and potentially playing a musical instrument. Music ministry directors may also be responsible for developing and overseeing the yearly music budget. They must also organize events for special occasions such as Christmas and Easter.

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Director, Music Ministry Tasks
  • Select and orchestrate the musical portion of church services and special events.
  • Direct the choir and lead worship teams.
  • Lead musical rehearsals.

Common Career Paths for Director, Music Ministry


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For Directors of Music Ministry, progressing to a Worship Pastor role may result in a significant raise. On average, a Worship Pastor can earn $42K annually.

Director, Music Ministry Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Director, Music Ministry

Pay by Experience for a Director, Music Ministry has a negative trend. An entry-level Director, Music Ministry with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Director, Music Ministry with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Director, Music Ministry which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 116 salaries. A Director, Music Ministry with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 131 salaries.

Director, Music Ministry Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Director, Music Ministry?

Director, Music Ministry in Charlotte:
"Friendly welcoming environment."
Pros: Not too stressful
Cons: Salary

Director, Music Ministry in Las Vegas:
"Challenging."
Pros: Seeing people of all ages reach their potential in the arts through Christ
Cons: secrecy and transparency

Director, Music Ministry in Pinehurst:
"It has been good but I have gone 10 years without a pay raise so I am dissatisfied and looking around."
Pros: Working with my choir members, making music with them.
Cons: Feeling under-appreciated due to 10-year expanse with no pay increase.

Director, Music Ministry in Brunswick:
"Coastal City."
Pros: Brunswick is right on the coast so there are many outdoor activities that I like, many beach locations with the Golden Isles of Georgia available to explore and most people are friendly and ready to point you to something great!
Cons: There are two very poluuting mills that make the area stink very badly at times! The chemicals in this may be causing increased cancer statistics.

Director, Music Ministry in Fort Lauderdale:
"Fulfilling."
Pros: The people. The sense of community.
Cons: The traffic is awful! I wish more people were in church.

Director, Music Ministry in Houston:
"Experienced Minister of Music."
Learn, educate and execute!! Music is ever advancing with great opportunities for everyone.

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Key Stats for Director, Music Ministry

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
46%

Experience Affects Director, Music Ministry Salaries

Mid-Career
▲11%

Entry-Level
▲10%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$31,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Director, Music Ministry Salaries

MUSIC
▲34%

musician
▲22%


Administration
▲6%

National Average
$31,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 31%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 67%