Average Youth Director (Church) Salary

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The average salary for a Youth Director (Church) is $35,266.
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Job Description for Youth Director (Church)

Youth Director (Church) Tasks
  • Communicate a vision of youth ministry and advocate for youth and youth ministry within and outside the parish.
  • Develop, design and lead outreach programs and retreats. Share faith and lead others to do the same.
  • Develop programming that educates and leads young people in justice and community service.
  • Develop a sense of community both among young people, and between young people and the broader faith community.
  • Design, organize and lead systematic and intentional adolescent religious instruction.

Job Satisfaction for Youth Director (Church)

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Popular Employer Salaries for Youth Director (Church)

The top respondents for the job title Youth Director (Church) are from the companies Presbyterian Church, Bible Church and First United Methodist Church. Reported salaries are highest at Bible Church where the average pay is $38,660. First United Methodist Church pays the lowest at around $33,000.

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Popular Skills for Youth Director (Church)

Skills in Event Planning, Team Leadership and Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership and Curriculum Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Youth Director (Church)

An entry-level Youth Director (Church) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $30,720 based on 19 salaries. An early career Youth Director (Church) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33,447 based on 212 salaries. A mid-career Youth Director (Church) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,508 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Youth Director (Church) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,681 based on 75 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $38,974.
Employees with Youth Director (Church) in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 26.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (18.1% more) and St. Louis, Missouri (16.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Salem, New Hampshire (55.8% less), San Antonio, Texas (43.3% less) and Houston, Texas (16.4% less).

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