The average pay for a Lead Pastor is $17.75 per hour.
The average pay for a Lead Pastor is $64,291 per year.
|Salary||$38,933 - $93,059|
|Bonus||$498 - $13,178|
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|$39,208 - $93,427|
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Popular Skills for Lead Pastor
Lead Pastors generally report applying a varied skill set to their work. Most notably, facility with Teaching, Team Leadership, and Preaching are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 42 percent, 25 percent, and 11 percent, respectively. Most people skilled in Leadership are similarly competent in Counseling.
Pay by Experience Level for Lead Pastor
Pay by Experience for a Lead Pastor has a positive trend. An entry-level Lead Pastor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 18 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Lead Pastor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 41 salaries. An experienced Lead Pastor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 63 salaries. A Lead Pastor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 39 salaries.
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