Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Youth Pastor is $38,842
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Youth Pastors?
An entry-level Youth Pastor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $34,078 based on 80 salaries. An early career Youth Pastor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,978 based on 783 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Youth Pastors Do?
Youth pastors are responsible for the development and implementation of a youth ministry. Under the supervision of a senior pastor, they usually work with the teenagers in a church, but they may work with children of all ages, ranging from elementary to high school. They may also work with young adults in the church who are college-age.
Youth pastors must be strong in their faith and willing to share that faith with children who may not be dispossessed to receive their teachings. They must be …Read more
- Lead weekly meetings and activities for youth and the youth bible study.
- Recruit and train youth for mission trips.
- Promote community outreach and involvement for youths according to the Church's mission.