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Calculating the dollars of a salary and benefits package or knowing if a job offer is fair are only part of the compensation process. Learn more about housing allowances, required and best practices for hiring and compensating church staff, and understanding basic personal finances. Here, we've brought together our best articles and resources on these topics.
The Future of Work in the Church
The Future of Work in the Church
Introducing Localized Salary Recommendations
Introducing Localized Salary Recommendations
Discover ChurchSalary's powerful and ground-breaking new localization tool for full-time pastors.
Introducing Budget-Only Reports
Introducing Budget-Only Reports
ChurchSalary is excited to offer this new and incredibly powerful way to analyze compensation.
The Basics | Salary Ranges
The Basics | Salary Ranges
Learn about salary ranges and how to calculate an adjusted range using a salary spread.
How Much Do Youth Pastors Make?
How Much Do Youth Pastors Make?
Average salaries increased in 2020, while inequality persists.
Unpacking the Cost of Living
Unpacking the Cost of LivingSubscriber access only
The cost of living index (COLI) is a powerful measurement, but exercise discretion when applying this number to salaries at your church.

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