Experienced Senior Pastor at Baptist Church Salary

An Experienced Senior Pastor at Baptist Church earns an average salary of $53,988 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Organizational Development, Worship Planning and Leading, Public Speaking, Counseling, and People Management.

$35,742 - $101,925
MEDIAN: $58,190

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Salary $35,742 - $101,925
Bonus $5,000
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$35,933 - $101,497
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

Job Description for Senior Pastor

The senior pastor of a church is responsible for providing spiritual leadership and pastoral care to the members of his or her church. They serve as the chief administrator, overseeing all administrative functions for the church.


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.

Senior Pastor Job Listings

Key Stats for Senior Pastor

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
10-19 years
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Senior Pastor Salaries

Organizational Development

Worship Planning and Leading

Public Speaking


People Management


National Average


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 38%