Pastor salary in California

Average salary
$38,000/yr
Based on 727 income tax records
$18,000
$76,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$18,000
$76,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Pastors make?
The average total salary for a Pastor is $38,000 per year. This is based on data from 727 TurboTax users who reported their job as Pastor and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Pastor salary can vary between $18,000 to $76,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Pastor salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Redding, CA
18 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$37K – $55K
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San Jose, CA
18 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$43K – $53K
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Torrance, CA
13 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$36K – $47K
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San Diego, CA
33 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$26K – $46K
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Roseville, CA
14 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$31K – $40K

Pastor salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Bayside Covenant Church, California
10 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$40K – $58K
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North Coast Church, California
10 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$32K – $51K
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Bethel Church Of Redding, California
13 income tax records
$38,000/yr
$33K – $55K

Pastor demographics in California

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17% are single
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83% are married
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62% have kids
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53% own a home

Pastor salaries by age in California

$0
$10,125
$20,250
$30,375
$40,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Pastors in California

727 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a pastor in California is $38,000 per year. Pastor salaries in California can vary between $18,000 to $76,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 727 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as pastor.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for pastors in California: Bayside Covenant Church ($48,000 a year), North Coast Church ($44,000 a year), and Bethel Church of Redding ($38,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for pastors in California: Redding, CA ($48,500 a year), San Jose, CA ($46,500 a year), and Torrance, CA ($39,000 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.