Average Senior Pastor Salary

Average Senior Pastor Salary

$61,397
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$35k
MEDIAN
$61k
90%
$99k

The average salary for a Senior Pastor is $61,397

Base Salary
$35k - $99k
Bonus
$501 - $14k
Profit Sharing
$982 - $30k
Total Pay
$35k - $100k
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What Do Senior Pastors Do?

Senior Pastor Tasks
  • Serve as the spiritual leader of the Church and foster leadership within the congregation.
  • Build relationships within the Church and the general community.
  • Provide a strong Church pastoral presence through teaching, pastoral guidance, and ministerial duties.
  • Develop areas for strategic growth and to strengthen key ministry areas.
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Job Satisfaction for Senior Pastor

4.6 out of 5
(513)
Extremely Satisfied
43Reviews
Based on 513 responses, the job of Senior Pastor has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.61 out of 5. On average, Senior Pastors are extremely satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
96.8%
Female
3.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.2%
This data is based on 1,252 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

57%

Dental

32%

Vision

24%

None

43%