Average Youth Minister Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a Youth Minister is $39,022 in 2023

Base Salary
$25k - $55k
$55 - $1k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$26k - $55k
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What Do Youth Ministers Do?

Youth Minister Tasks
  • 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.
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How do Youth Ministers Rate Their Jobs?

4 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 38 responses, the job of Youth Minister has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.95 out of 5. On average, Youth Ministers are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Youth Ministers

What is the highest pay for Youth Ministers?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Youth Minister is $55k / year

What is the lowest pay for Youth Ministers?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Youth Minister is $25k / year

How can Youth Ministers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Youth Minister is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Youth Minister that oversees more junior Youth Ministers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.