Vicar Salary

The average salary for a Vicar in the UK is:


Job profile for a Vicar

Preparing and leading Sunday church services, visiting the sick, preach sermons and lead the chuch in mission and out reach to the local community. Chair various church and community comittees. Conduct Baptisms, weddings and funerals. Facilitate relavant youthwork and wider community involvement such as drop ins and the like. Pioneers fresh expressions of worship for the current generation. Often act as curator for an old building overseeing its care and repair.

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Vicar Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £28,000.

The average salary in 2009 was £30,100, based on 5 respondents (a difference of 8% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £26,000, based on 4 respondents (a difference of -16% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £20,885, based on 4 respondents (a difference of -20% from the 2010 figure.

The median salary for a Vicar based on all salary survey responses is: £24,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Vicar is £13.29.

Vicar Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Vicar job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£23395 $36496.2 North West
£28978 $45205.68 London
£21268 $33178.08 Yorkshire and North East
£23129 $36081.24 South West
£27383 $42717.48 South East
£22598 $35252.88 Scotland
£23927 $37326.12 Northern Ireland
£22332 $34837.92 Wales
£24725 $38571 Midlands
£22066 $34422.96 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Vicar, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £19,939 for a worker in their 20s, £26,054 (30s), £30,839 (40s) and £30,839 (50s).
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