Senior Pastor at Baptist Church Salary

More than three-fourths of Senior Pastors at Baptist Church are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $25K to $90K per year, and the average comes out to $55K annually. Most Senior Pastors at Baptist Church report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just over a half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by roughly one-half and dental insurance is reported by just under one in three. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,584 - $88,089
$24K
$54K
$88K
MEDIAN: $53,693
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Salary $23,584 - $88,089
Bonus $3,439
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$23,757 - $87,848
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 69

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Pay by Experience Level for Senior Pastor

Pay by Experience for a Senior Pastor has a positive trend. An entry-level Senior Pastor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 8 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Senior Pastor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Senior Pastor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 32 salaries. A Senior Pastor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 26 salaries.

Baptist Church Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Senior Pastor at Baptist Church?

Senior Pastor in Louisville:
"Culture."
Pros: Serving in ministry.
Cons: Stress.

Key Stats for Senior Pastor

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
46%

Experience Affects Senior Pastor Salaries

▲15%

▲1%

National Average
$54,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼34%

Skills That Affect Senior Pastor Salaries

Team Leadership
▲39%


Organizational Development
▲23%


▲19%



▲3%

National Average
$54,000

Network Management / Administration
▼11%

Operations Management
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 47%
dental benefits
Dental: 27%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 53%