There is an interesting article online from Leadership Journal/Christianity Today with some interesting conclusions in the world of pastors and pay.
here's an excerpt:
Our annual compilation of ministry salaries is out, and this year’s tally produced a few surprises:here's the whole thing if you want to read it.
• If you want to make more money, switch denominations.
• Female solo pastors make more.
• The extra degree is worth the money.
Guess if I want to live at the top of the paid pastor pool I should stay in seminary, join the presbytery, and get a sex change.