Pastoral Care Director Salary in the United States

How much does a Pastoral Care Director make in the United States? The average Pastoral Care Director salary in the United States is $105,345 as of May 01, 2023, but the range typically falls between $93,564 and $121,010. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Develops programs and provides services designed to meet the religious and spiritual needs of patients, their families, and healthcare staff. Ensures that pastoral services are staffed so that chaplains are available to support patients and families facing difficult medical choices. Ensures that emotional support, spiritual counsel and comfort are provided. Plans and coordinates with other clergy to conduct interfaith worship experiences. May perform the duties of a chaplain. Requires a master's degree in divinity. Typically reports to top management. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2023

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    2 - 4 years experience
    Master's Degree

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    5 + years experience
    Master's Degree

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