In 2004, ACU administered its first Ministers’ Salary Survey. More than 500 ministers, serving in various roles, participated in the first survey. The survey is an ongoing service of the Siburt Institute for Church Ministry. Charles Siburt initiated the Ministers’ Salary Survey as one of his many efforts to build congregations and their leaders.
Administered annually to compare ministers' compensation packages, including allowances and benefits. The survey also compares years of ministry experience, educational background and other similar factors.