2017 Minimum Salaries and Pension Calculations

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  • Definitions of full time (100%), ¾ time, ½ time or ¼ time appointments are based exclusively on cash salary as reported on charge conference forms or ad-interim  Statements of Benefits.
  • Cash housing allowances or parsonage equivalents are not included in determining service time levels.
  • Cash housing allowances or parsonage equivalents (at 25% of cash salary) are included in calculating CRSP-DB  pension credit and direct billing to local churches.
  • CRSP–DB billing rate is 11% of cash salary & housing/housing equivalent up to 2016 DAC ($69,574); CRSP-DC is 3% of cash salary & housing/housing equivalent; CPP is 3% of salary & housing/housing equivalent up to 2 times DAC; WOC incremental life insurance of $50,000 for active clergy is $14.50/month.

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Full Member (elder/deacon) Benefits
2017
Minimum Comp
2017
Maximum
2016
Minimum

Full-time appointment

CRSP-DB/DC, CPP, Life Insurance

$40,500

N/A

$39,700

¾ -time

CRSP-DB/DC, CPP, Life Insurance

$30,375

$40,499

$29,775

½ time

CRSP-DB/DC

$20,250

$30,374

$19,850

¼ time

None

$10,125

$20,249

$9,925

 

Provisional Member (elder/deacon)
Associate Member
Benefits
2017
Minimum Comp
2017
Maximum
2016
Minimum

Full-time appointment

CRSP-DB/DC, CPP, Life Insurance

$36,700

N/A

$36,000

¾ -time

CRSP-DB/DC, CPP, Life Insurance

$27,525

$36,699

$27,000

½ time

CRSP-DB/DC

$18,350

$27,524

$18,000

¼ time

None

$9,175

$18,349

$9,000

 

Licensed Local Pastors-
With Course of Study
Benefits
2017
Minimum Comp
2017
Maximum
2016
Minimum

Full-time appointment

CRSP-DB/DC, CPP, Life Insurance

$35,400

N/A

$34,700

¾ -time

CRSP-DB/DC

$26,550

$35,399

$26,025

½ time

CRSP-DB/DC

$17,700

$26,549

$17,350

¼ time

None

$8,850

$17,699

$8,675

 

Licensed Local Pastors Benefits
2017
Minimum Comp
2017
Maximum
2016
Minimum

Full-time appointment

CRSP-DB/DC, CPP, Life Insurance

$33,500

N/A

$32,850

¾ -time

CRSP-DB/DC

$25,125

$33,499

$24,637

½ time

CRSP-DB/DC

$16,750

$25,124

$16,425

¼ time

None

$8,375

$16,749

$8,212