Church Compensation Comparative Data

At least every few years, a church should review comparative compensation data for the senior pastor and other key leadership positions to help ensure the compensation is fair and reasonable.

Listed below are a few resources that churches may consult for comparative compensation data:

See also ECFA’s Checklist for Churches Demonstrating Integrity in Compensation-Setting.

This text is provided with the understanding that ECFA is not rendering legal, accounting, or other professional advice or service. Professional advice on specific issues should be sought from an accountant, lawyer, or other professional.


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