Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Pastor make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$74,634 / yrTotal Pay
$58,296 / yrBase Pay
$16,338 / yrAdditional Pay

$74,634

 / yr
$34K$280K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Pastor is $74,634 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $58,296 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $16,338 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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United Methodist Church
4.0

United Methodist Church

Pastor

$49,280

 /yr
Range: $28K - $85K
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$28K

$85K

$27,539 - $85,086 Range

86 Jobs
Life.Church
4.9

$57,364

 /yr
Range: $44K - $91K

$44K

$91K

$44,424 - $90,635 Range

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
4.2

$35K

$95K

$35,320 - $94,707 Range

Presbyterian Church USA
4.2

$68,027

 /yr
Range: $51K - $114K

$51K

$114K

$51,000 - $114,000 Range

United Methodist Church
4.0

$16K

$42K

$15,807 - $42,151 Range

First Baptist Church
4.5

$55,479

 /yr
Range: $32K - $71K

$32K

$71K

$31,915 - $70,639 Range

Eagle Brook Church
4.9

$64,460

 /yr
Range: $59K - $81K

$59K

$81K

$58,534 - $81,199 Range

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First Presbyterian Church
4.6

$42K

$108K

$41,949 - $108,000 Range

Lutheran Church Missouri Synod
3.5

$65K

$90K

$64,900 - $90,000 Range

The Salvation Army
3.5

$47,520

 /yr
Range: $42K - $100K

$42K

$100K

$42,151 - $100,000 Range

Chesapeake Conference of SDA
3.2

$5,500

 /mo
Range: $5K - $6K

$5K

$6K

$4,768 - $5,500 Range

Churchome
3.1

Churchome

Pastor

$65,411

 /yr
Range: $52K - $86K

$52K

$86K

$52,187 - $86,000 Range

Bethel Korean Presbyterian Church

$42,117

 /yr
Range: $34K - $51K

$34K

$51K

$33,999 - $50,906 Range

United Church of Christ
3.0

$32K

$74K

$31,907 - $74,336 Range

Church of the Nazarene
3.9

$44,832

 /yr
Range: $23K - $76K

$23K

$76K

$22,570 - $76,376 Range

Seacoast Church
4.0

$52,262

 /yr
Range: $43K - $66K

$43K

$66K

$42,846 - $65,671 Range

4.2

$60,925

 /yr
Range: $50K - $70K

$50K

$70K

$50,137 - $70,000 Range

$36,157

 /yr
Range: $20K - $36K

$20K

$36K

$19,792 - $36,300 Range

$34,679

 /hr
Range: $23 - $41K

$23

$41K

$23 - $40,568 Range

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$51,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Pastor with more than 15 years of experience

$32,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Student Pastor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$57,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Hospice Chaplain/Bereavement Coordinator with less than one year of experience

$8,300

/moAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Chaplain with more than 15 years of experience

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$1,660

/moAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Pastor with 4 to 6 years of experience

$150,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Chaplain with more than 15 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Pastor salaries

The national average salary for a Pastor is $53,268 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Pastor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 473 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Pastor employees.

The highest salary for a Pastor in United States is $83,430 per year.

The lowest salary for a Pastor in United States is $34,011 per year.

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