CHAPLAIN SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$80,000
$37,000
Min 10%
$80,000
Median 50%
$172,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Aurora Health Care
Highest Paying City
Denver, CO
Highest Paying State
North Dakota
Average Experience Level
4.4 years
How much does a chaplain make?
Chaplains in America make an average salary of $80,973 per year or $38.93 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $172,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $38,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Chaplains are Health Care companies and Professional companies. North Dakota, Colorado, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Wyoming are some of the states with the best Chaplain salaries in the US. The typical tenure for a Chaplain is 4.4 years.
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Average Chaplain Salary By Company

Chaplain jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Chaplains are Health Care companies and Professional companies. Aurora Health Care and Ascension Health Inc. are the highest paying companies. If you can find a job at a company like Carle Foundation Hospital or Trinity Health, they also offer very competitive salaries to their Chaplains.

Average Chaplain Salary By Location

As a Chaplain in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $80,973 per year or $38.93 per hour. Chaplains make the most in Denver, CO at about $171,244 per year. The Denver, CO average entry-level salary for Chaplains is $111,000. North Dakota, Colorado, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Wyoming are the states with the highest payscale for Chaplains. New York, New Jersey, Oregon, California, and Florida are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Denver, CO
$171,244
2
Grand Island, NE
$166,153
3
Memphis, TN
$153,393
4
Des Moines, IA
$150,598
5
Dallas, TX
$149,005

Average Chaplain Salary By Industry

Chaplain salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Media companies, Technology companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Chaplains. Media companies pay Chaplains an average salary of $86,565, Technology companies pay $86,124, and Professional companys come in at $81,840. At $79,685, the average salary for Chaplains in the Health Care industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Media
$86,565
2
Technology
$86,124
3
Professional
$81,840
4
Health Care
$79,685

RECENTLY ADDED Chaplain SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Justice, Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System
Chaplain
10/30/2019
$90,512
10/30/2019
$46,686
Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Chaplain
10/29/2019
$37,900
Air Education and Training Command
Chaplain
10/29/2019
$62,236
Chaplain
10/28/2019
$78,446
10/28/2019
$52,175
Chaplain
10/24/2019
$74,750
Army National Guard Units
Chaplain
10/24/2019
$74,596
10/24/2019
$31,305
Chaplain
10/24/2019
$79,968
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