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2018 Minimum Salaries and Pension Calculations
  • 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 2018 DAC ($70,202); 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 $18.25/month

Pension Calculator

Full Member (elder/deacon) Benefits
2018
Minimum 
2018
Maximum
2017
Minimum

Full-time appointment

CRSP-DB/DC, CPP, Life Insurance

$40,900

N/A

$40,500

¾ -time

CRSP-DB/DC, CPP, Life Insurance

$30,675

$40,899

$30,375

½ time

CRSP-DB/DC

$20,450

$30,674

$20,250

¼ time

None

$10,225

$20,449

$10,125

Provisional/Associate Member
(elder/deacon)
Benefits
2018
Minimum Comp
2018
Maximum
2017
Minimum

Full-time appointment

CRSP-DB/DC, CPP, Life Insurance

$37,075

N/A

$36,700

¾ -time

CRSP-DB/DC, CPP, Life Insurance

$27,806

$37,074

$27,525

½ time

CRSP-DB/DC

$18,538

$27,805

$18,350

¼ time

None

$9,269

$18,537

$9,175

 

Licensed Local Pastors - With
 Course of Study 
Benefits
2018
Minimum Comp
2018
Maximum
2017
Minimum

Full-time appointment

CRSP-DB/DC, CPP, Life Insurance

$35,750

N/A

$35,400

¾ -time

CRSP-DB/DC

$26,813

$35,749

$26,550

½ time

CRSP-DB/DC

$17,875

$26,812

$17,700

¼ time

None

$8,938

$17,874

$8,850

Licensed Local Pastors
Benefits
2018
Minimum Comp
2018
Maximum
2017
Minimum

Full-time appointment

CRSP-DB/DC, CPP, Life Insurance

$33,850

N/A

$33,500

¾ -time

CRSP-DB/DC

$25,388

$33,849

$25,125

½ time

CRSP-DB/DC

$16,925

$25,387

$16,750

¼ time
None
$8,463
$16,924
 
$8,375