$34,705
Avg. Salary
$15.03
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Youth Director (Church) is $15.03 per hour.

The average pay for a Youth Director (Church) is $34,705 per year.

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$10.74
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$15.03
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$19.09
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MEDIAN $15.03
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$16k
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$48k
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MEDIAN $34,705
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$0$48K
Salary $16,209 - $48,331
Bonus $61.28 - $1,939
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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$18,154 - $47,476
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 355
Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $10.74 - $19.09
Overtime $15.00
Annual Data $0$47K
Bonus $61.28 - $1,939
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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$18,154 - $47,476
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Aug 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 70

Job Description for Youth Director (Church)

Youth directors at churches are typically responsible for developing and organizing programs directed toward children and young adults in order to aid their spiritual development. Some may also provide counseling for troubled youth, and others create entire schedules of youth activities and work with both inside and outside parties to bring these events to life.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Youth Director (Church)


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Church Youth Directors may progress into high-paying roles like Senior Pastor, where median compensation is $52K annually. Church Youth Directors most often move into positions as Youth Pastors or Associate Pastors; those groups report median salaries that are $2K higher and $10K higher, respectively.

Youth Director (Church) Job Listings

Popular Skills for Youth Director (Church)


Survey results suggest that Church Youth Directors put a wide range of professional skills to use. Most notably, skills in Counseling, Event Planning, Team Leadership, and Curriculum Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Teaching, Leadership, and Worship Planning and Leading. Most people familiar with Curriculum Planning also know Event Planning.

Pay by Experience Level for Youth Director (Church)

Pay by Experience for a Youth Director (Church) has a neutral trend. An entry-level Youth Director (Church) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 137 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Youth Director (Church) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 71 salaries. An experienced Youth Director (Church) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 35 salaries. A Youth Director (Church) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 6 salaries.

Youth Director (Church) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Youth Director (Church)?

Youth Director (Church) in Fargo:
"Good, but far from home and family."
Pros: I love the people, and the community.
Cons: I don't like the wind and being so far from family and friends.

Youth Director (Church) in Houston:
Pros: City life.
Cons: Traffic.

Youth Director (Church) in Bartlett:
"It's relatively peaceful and cost of living is reasonable."
Pros: I don't have to commute very far.
Cons: It doesn't have a very suburban feel.

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Key Stats for Youth Director (Church)

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Youth Director (Church) Salaries

▲16%

▲1%

National Average
$34,000

Late-Career
▼9%

▼10%

Skills That Affect Youth Director (Church) Salaries

National Average
$34,000

Counseling
▼1%





Leadership
▼11%

Worship Planning and Leading
▼11%

Teaching
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 81 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 31%
vision benefits
Vision: 20%
no benefits
None: 43%