Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Worship Pastor is $50,980
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Worship Pastors?
An early career Worship Pastor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,305 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Worship Pastor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,974 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Worship Pastor with …Read more
What Do Worship Pastors Do?
A worship pastor (sometimes referred to as a “worship leader” or simply a “pastor”) serves their church and its congregation. Some larger churches have more than one pastor, and in this context the worship pastor is generally responsible for leading each week’s worship service. This job includes writing and delivering sermons, as well as many other weekly responsibilities. These include selecting hymns to be sung during the service and coordinating with any bands/musicians who work with the …Read more
- Conduct worship ceremonies and give sermons.
- Teach through precept and by example.
- Promote the Church and its mission through spiritual leadership and as-needed consultation.
- Conduct weddings, funerals, and other services.