Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for an Executive Pastor is $65,876
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 $51,489 based on 7 salaries. An early career Executive Pastor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,693 based on 97 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Executive Pastors Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.