$34,607
Avg. Salary
$13.68
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Sexton is $13.68 per hour.

The average pay for a Sexton is $34,607 per year.

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$9.81
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$13.68
50%
$20.37
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MEDIAN $13.68
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$22k
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$35k
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$51k
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MEDIAN $34,607
$21,948 - $51,064
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MEDIAN: $34,607
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$0$51K
Salary $21,948 - $51,064
Bonus $246
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,685 - $44,178
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $9.81 - $20.37
Overtime $21.82
Annual Data $0$44K
Bonus $246
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,685 - $44,178
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 71

Job Description

Sextons perform custodial duties for churches and are responsible for ensuring a clean and safe church environment. They may be tasked with cleaning restrooms, lobbies, kitchens, and congregation halls, as well as vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, buffing, dusting, and washing windows, doors, and walls. They may also clean and change altar furnishings, such as paraments and floral arrangements, and empty full trash bins, take them to dumpsters for extraction, and put new bags in the bin.

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Pay by Experience Level

Pay by Experience for a Sexton has a positive trend. An entry-level Sexton with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 21 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sexton with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Sexton which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 19 salaries. A Sexton with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 5 salaries.

Job Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Sexton?

Sexton in Quincy:
"Very rewarding!"
Pros: Can choose my own hours and that the administrator and pastor are both open to new ideas including ideas that have nothing to do with my position.
Cons: Nothing!

Sexton in Owego:
"Rewarding."
Pros: People that i interact with
Cons: Trrated less than

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Experienced
▲20%

Mid-Career
▲4%

National Average
$31,000

Late-Career
▼5%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
vision benefits
Vision: 21%
no benefits
None: 59%