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.

$36,439 - $97,203
$36K
$63K
$97K
MEDIAN: $63,473
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Salary $36,439 - $97,203
Bonus $250.00 - $7,500
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$36,681 - $97,370
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 202

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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.

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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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Popular Skills for Executive Pastor

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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Key Stats for Executive Pastor

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
31%
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Experience Affects Executive Pastor Salaries

▲21%

▲3%

National Average
$64,000

▼6%

▼23%

Skills That Affect Executive Pastor Salaries


Counseling
▲7%


National Average
$64,000

Leadership
▼4%


Team Management
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 42%
vision benefits
Vision: 26%
no benefits
None: 32%
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