Compensation Handbook



The Compensation Handbook was developed to provide church leaders and employees with a current and reliable picture of compensation practices across a broad spectrum of U.S. churches. It presents survey data from more than 2,500 churches, representing over 8,000 staff members.

What You'll Learn:

 The Compensation Handbook for Church Staff clearly presents comparisons on key compensation components for the following positions:

  • Solo Pastor
  • Senior Pastor
  • Associate Pastor
  • Executive/Administrative Pastor
  • Youth Pastor
  • Adult Ministry Director
  • Children’s/Preschool Director
  • Music/Choir Director
  • Administrator
  • Bookkeeper/Accountant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Custodian
  • Part-time Musician/Vocalist
  • Part-time Child-Care Providers