How much does a Pastor make in the United States? The average Pastor salary in the United States is $99,337 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $81,639 and $112,580. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $81,639 10% $65,526 90% $124,638 75% $112,580 $99,337 50%(Median)
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Sr. Admin Assistant to the Ministers

Alfred Street Baptist Church - Alexandria, VA

Counselor

Alfred Street Baptist Church - Alexandria, VA

Sr. Director of Community Life

Community Church - Ashburn, VA

Worship Director

Community Church - Ashburn, VA

Job Description for Pastor

Pastor directs religious services and all daily operations for the organization. Provides spiritual leadership to members. Being a Pastor supervises church staff and associated administrative businesses. Oversees outreach and educational programs. Additionally, Pastor performs religious services, leads prayer and conducts worship. Requires a master's degree. Typically reports to regional or chapter manager. The Pastor typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. To be a Pastor typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
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City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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