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Average Priest Salary

$41,929
Avg. Salary
$4,000
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The average salary for a Priest is $41,929.
10%
$21k
MEDIAN
$42k
90%
$97k
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What Do Priests Do?

Priest Tasks
  • Lead religious services and sacraments.
  • Provide church leadership and vision.
  • Provide spiritual guidance to community members.

Job Satisfaction for Priest

4.4 out of 5
(11)
Highly Satisfied
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What Are Popular Skills for Priests?

Skills in Worship Planning and Leading, Leadership and Administration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Bereavement Counseling and Counseling.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Priests?

An early career Priest with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,695 based on 21 salaries. A mid-career Priest with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49,579 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Priest with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $45,042 based on 32 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $38,748.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 103 survey responses.
Early Career
20.4%
Mid Career
19.4%
Experienced
31.1%
Late Career
29.1%