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Pastor Salary

$56,731 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$879

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 12, 2019

The average pay for a Pastor is $56,731 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Pastor is between $41,265 and $69,602. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Pastor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Leads ministries, conducts religious worship, and performs other spiritual functions associated with beliefs and practices of religious faith or denomination as authorized, and gives spiritual and moral guidance and assistance to members.
  • Leads congregation in worship services.
  • Prepares and delivers sermons and other talks.
  • Interprets doctrine of religion.
  • Instructs people who seek conversion to faith.
  • Conducts wedding and funeral services.
  • Administers religious rites or ordinances.
  • Visits sick and shut-ins, and helps the poor.
  • Counsels those in spiritual need and comforts bereaved.
Pastor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Clergy

Job family population: 50,960

Estimated population of Pastor jobs: 15,648

Rate of error: 1.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$65,767
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Pastor Job Listings for United States

Childrens Pastor
Dec 5
Kansas City, USA
Northland Cathedral
Childrens Pastor The Children's Pastor is responsible for all aspects necessary to develop an environment encouraging the spiritual growth and development of children ages birth through 5th grade of ...
ARMY Chaplain - Pastor
Sep 25
Honolulu, HI, USA
U.S. Army
YOU HEARD A HIGHER CALLING...NOW DISCOVER A MISSION Serve God and country as a US ARMY Chaplain! Nurture the living. Care for the wounded. Honor the fallen. This is the call of the U.S. Army ...
Pastoral Counselor
Nov 25
Newport News, VA, USA
Mennowood Retirement Community
It would also be an important role of the Pastoral Counselor to build and maintain network of local pastors, chaplains and lay-leaders. Above all else, the Pastoral Counselor at Mennowood would be ...
Pastoral Search
Dec 8
Saint Augustine, FL, USA
New Mt Moriah Christian Ministry
New Mt. Moriah Christian Ministry is seeking a new Pastor. If interested, please mail your resume to New Mt. Moriah Christian Ministry, 650 Christopher St., St. Augustine, FL 32084, Elder Ronald ...
Youth Minister
Nov 5
New York, NY, USA
Trinity Baptist Church
... Pastor. Requirements • Growing relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and as Lord. • Active attendance and participation at Trinity Baptist Church. • Gifted Bible teacher with ability to ...

The average pay for a Pastor is $56,731 a year and $27 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Pastor is between $41,265 and $69,602. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Pastor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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