The average salary for a Senior Pastor at Presbyterian Church is $74,993.
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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 pastors preach and teach their congregation. They are responsible for planning all weekly worship services and sermons. They lead the administration of sacraments and conduct weddings, funerals, and baptisms to anyone looking for these services. They provide co…Read more
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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Pastor
The top respondents for the job title Senior Pastor are from the companies Baptist Church, Christian Church and First Baptist Church. Reported salaries are highest at Church of Christ where the average pay is $66,804. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Christian Church and Bible Church, earning around $65,381 and $65,000, respectively. Assembly of God pays the lowest at around $54,600. Baptist Church and First Baptist Church also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $57,180 and $57,324, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Senior Pastor
Worship Planning and Leading
Skills in Leadership and Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Administration and Worship Planning and Leading.
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