Salary Guidelines for Pastors


At times the CMC office is contacted by member churches for recommendations on how to set a fair salary for their full time pastor. The following information is shared, with permission from Mennonite Church – USA, as a response to these requests. The guidelines given are in the form of a formula which accounts for a number of different variables that factor into the final salary.

Click here to see the worksheet for calculating the salary for a full time pastor in 2013.

Click here to see interpretive comments for the worksheet.