How much does a Pastor make in the United States? The average Pastor salary in the United States is $99,790 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $82,014 and $113,092. 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.
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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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Pastor in the United States. The base salary for Pastor ranges from $82,014 to $113,092 with the average base salary of $99,790. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $91,789 to $133,421 with the average total cash compensation of $109,427.