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Pastor salary in United States

How much does a Pastor make in the United States?

Average base salary

$45,814
Average $45,814
Low $27,936
High $75,133
Non-cash benefit
Health insurance
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The average salary for a pastor is $45,814 per year in the United States. 487 salaries reported, updated at August 5, 2022.

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Top companies for Pastors in United States

  1. Grace Fellowship
    4.3star
    15 reviews7 salaries reported
    $59,967per year
  2. $55,904per year
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Highest paying cities for Pastors in United States

  1. Houston, TX
    $57,720 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Fort Wayne, IN
    $57,258 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Columbus, OH
    $53,095 per year
    8 salaries reported
  1. Denver, CO
    $52,252 per year
    6 salaries reported
  2. Chicago, IL
    $43,518 per year
    6 salaries reported
  3. Indianapolis, IN
    $41,543 per year
    10 salaries reported
  1. Albuquerque, NM
    $38,571 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Philadelphia, PA
    $36,760 per year
    5 salaries reported
  3. Evansville, IN
    $36,240 per year
    5 salaries reported
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Where can a Pastor earn more?

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Most common benefits for Pastors

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,011 ratings

59% of Pastors in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Chaplain

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Average $49,557 per year

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Common questions about salaries for a Pastor

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