2008 Salary Survey Results
Dr. Charles Siburt, Vice President for Church Relations at Abilene Christian University, recently administered a nation-wide survey to gather information about current levels of compensation for ministers in the Churches of Christ. This survey was completed by 700 ministers and office staff of diverse ages and ministry positions and from churches of all sizes.
The survey compares minister compensation packages, including allowances and benefits, as well as comparing number of years in ministry, educational background, and experience.
With this detailed and diverse set of information, it is difficult to establish any basis for a salary standard. It does, however, document the current compensation range for ministers and provide powerful information for a reassessment and reevaluation of a minister's compensation package.
If you were unable to participate in the 2008 survey but would like to participate in the future, please send your name and email address to email@example.com.
- Questionnaire Results .xls .pdf
- Compensation by Education Level .xls .pdf
- Compensation by Church Size .xls .pdf
- Compensation by Years of Experience .xls .pdf
- Administration Minister .xls .pdf
- Associate Minister .xls .pdf
- Campus Minister .xls .pdf
- Children's Minister .xls .pdf
- Education/Spiritual Formation Minister .xls .pdf
- Family Minister .xls .pdf
- Involvement Minister .xls .pdf
- Other Minister Positions .xls .pdf
- Outreach/Evangelism Minister .xls .pdf
- Preaching Minister .xls .pdf
- Worship Minister .xls .pdf
- Youth Minister .xls .pdf
- Administrative Assistant .xls .pdf
- Bookkeeper/Accountant .xls .pdf
- Facility Manager .xls .pdf
- Other Support Staff .xls .pdf
- Secretary .xls .pdf
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