The average salary for a Pastor at Bible Church is $57,000.
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Job Description for Pastor
A pastor leads a congregation at a Christian church in prayer, song, and general spiritual guidance. In many modern Christian sects, pastoral duties are reserved for men. While the exact requirements for pastors vary depending on their sect, the pastor leads the routine worship services, in which Christians gather in prayer and listen to sermons. A pastor must have strong writing and speaking skills to create and deliver speeches emphasizing the importance of faith in the lives of the congregati…Read more
- Conduct worship ceremonies and give sermons.
- Teach through precept and by example.
- Promote the Church and its mission through spiritual leadership and as-needed consultation.
- Conduct weddings, funerals, and other services.
Popular Employer Salaries for Pastor
The top respondents for the job title Pastor are from the companies Baptist Church, Christian Church and Community Church. Reported salaries are highest at Presbyterian Church where the average pay is $62,315. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Church of Christ and Christian Church, earning around $61,042 and $55,000, respectively. First Baptist Church pays the lowest at around $41,748. Baptist Church and Community Church also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $47,136 and $47,250, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Pastor
Worship Planning and Leading
Skills that pay less than market rate include Worship Planning and Leading, Counseling, Leadership and Public Speaking.
Pay by Experience Level for Pastor
An experienced Pastor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,777 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $67,407.
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