Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Youth Minister is $37,240
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Youth Ministers?
An entry-level Youth Minister with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,148 based on 33 salaries. An early career Youth Minister with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,388 based on 209 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Youth Ministers Do?
A youth minister usually works with preteens and teenagers in a church or other religious environment, in order to deepen their spiritual development. Working with youth involves a great deal of creativity, in order to grab the attention of young people. It may be necessary to plan lessons and create goals for the youth. The youth minister will often lead other employees and volunteers, so management and leadership skills of adults are also important. It may be the job of the youth minister to …Read more
- Foster the spiritual growth of teens and provide group or individual pastoral consultation.
- Integrate youths into worship life through increases responsibilities as acolytes or readers.
- Plan, facilitate, and lead youth ministry programs and bible studies.