Church Compensation Resources

The following links provide resources to help you determine pastor and staff compensation

Church Law & Tax

Recommended: Church Compensation Handbook for Church Staff, published bi-annually, $34.95

Church Law & Tax NEW service

Online and continually updated: $99/year

The Church Network's Salary Survey

This is the most comprehensive and largest data pool, it is continually updated; its cost is $185/year ($85 discount if participating in data submission).

Guidestone Church Compensation Planning

This planning guide from GuideStone/Southern Baptists will help you think through your compensation plan.

School District Salary Schedules

For a local source, look up your school district's salary schedules. It is publicly accessible (often on school district website) at no cost, reflects local pay scales. Compare to school principals, assistant principals.