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Alternate Job Titles: Pastor, Minister

What is the average annual salary for Pastor?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Pastor may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Pastor in the United States.

This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Pastor in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Pastor in the United States is $89,879 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Pastor in the United States are expected to make less than $89,879.

Source: HR Reported data as of October 2015

Median $89,879
  • 10%$59,336
  • 25%$73,892
  • 75%$101,899
  • 90%$112,842

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Job Description for Pastor

Directs religious services and all daily operations for the organization. Responsible for all staff. Oversees outreach and educational programs. Performs religious services and leads prayer. Requires a master's degree in area of specialty and at least 5 years of experience in the field or a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a wide variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a regional or chapter manager. View Pastor job description

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Categories:  Clergy, Non-Profit and Social Services

Industries:  Edu., Gov't. & Nonprofit

Similar Job Titles:  Associate Pastor

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