Average Executive Pastor Salary

$64,710
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$1,474
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The average salary for an Executive Pastor is $64,710.
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$40k
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$65k
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$96k
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What Do Executive Pastors Do?

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.

Job Satisfaction for Executive Pastor

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Popular Employer Salaries for Executive Pastor

The top respondents for the job title Executive Pastor are from the companies Baptist Church, Calvary Church and Christian Church. Reported salaries are highest at Calvary Church where the average pay is $83,500. Christian Church pays the lowest at around $66,129.

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What Are Popular Skills for Executive Pastors?

Skills in Strategic Planning, Team Leadership and Organizational Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Administration and Leadership.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Executive Pastors?

An entry-level Executive Pastor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $51,234 based on 5 salaries. An early career Executive Pastor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,034 based on 109 salaries. A mid-career Executive Pastor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,570 based on 101 salaries. An experienced Executive Pastor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,912 based on 152 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,472.
Employees with Executive Pastor in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 49.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Columbia, Maryland (42.9% more) and Charlotte, North Carolina (22.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (31.5% less), Orlando, Florida (28.9% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (7.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 485 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.0%
Early Career
22.5%
Mid Career
20.8%
Experienced
31.3%
Late Career
24.3%