Average Hospital Chaplain Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Hospital Chaplain is $54,322

Base Salary
$37k - $71k
$53 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1
Total Pay
$37k - $71k
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What Do Hospital Chaplains Do?

Hospital Chaplain Tasks
  • Interact with and build relationships with staff, clients and family members.
  • Document interactions, challenges and program attendance.
  • Work with community and care team to ensure care is in accord with patients' faith.
  • Connect clients to appropriate clergy and counseling opportunities, and facilitate referrals to the hospice.
  • Guide individuals and groups through grief and bereavement counseling and coping strategies.
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How do Hospital Chaplains Rate Their Jobs?

4.6 out of 5
Extremely Satisfied
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FAQs About Hospital Chaplains

What is the highest pay for Hospital Chaplains?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Hospital Chaplain is $71k / year

What is the lowest pay for Hospital Chaplains?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Hospital Chaplain is $37k / year

How can Hospital Chaplains increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Hospital Chaplain is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Hospital Chaplain that oversees more junior Hospital Chaplains, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.