How much does a Pastor make in the United States? The average Pastor salary in the United States is $104,983 as of May 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $86,283 and $118,980. 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. 

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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 2023 View full job description

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