Executive Pastor Salary
The average salary for an Executive Pastor is $61,322 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Counseling and Strategic Planning.
|Salary||$36,439 - $97,203|
|Bonus||$250.00 - $7,500|
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|$36,681 - $97,370|
Job Description for Executive Pastor
Executive pastors must be responsible and able to lead others, as they are tasked with leading a religious staff as well as the direction of a church and accomplishing the mission of the church's statement. These activities can range from group activities and pastoral care to arts and crafts and working with children and youth. Executive pastors must also be able to lead a ministry staff, facilitate strategic planning, lead church mission efforts, and perform other duties that are necessary for the religious organization's success.Read More...
Executive pastors work with a variety of people, including the church's staff members and those who attend religious services, and they may also work with accountants, human resources (HR) staff, and other administrative employees who contribute to the organization's successful operations. They typically work indoors, but may also be involved in various outdoor activities. Aspiring executive pastors should have a high school diploma and at least ten years of experience in a religious or administrative position, and hours and shifts in this position can vary greatly. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Executive Pastor Tasks
- Assist in leading staff meetings and collaborate in building ministry objectives and vision.
- Conduct weddings, funerals, or general services as required.
- Foster professional development of staff, conduct performance evaluations, and develop strategies for enhancement.
- Identify and resolve operational or personnel issues in a fashion that maintains the mission of the Church.
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Pay by Experience Level for Executive Pastor
Pay by Experience for an Executive Pastor has a positive trend. An entry-level Executive Pastor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 76 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Executive Pastor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Executive Pastor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 92 salaries. An Executive Pastor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 60 salaries.
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