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Salary Guidelines

This page is intended to be a resource, providing guidance for Lutheran congregations on the LCMS salary guidelines. It includes pdf files of salary guidelines for the current and previous years, as well as a salary guideline worksheet utilized for the salary guidelines prior to 2021.

The Board of Directors for the Indiana District has approved the use of the Concordia Plan Services (CPS) Compensation Decision Support Tool as the Indiana District Salary Guidelines beginning January 1, 2021.

To learn more about the tool, visit Concordia Plans Compensation Support Tools.

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Pre-2021 Salary Guidelines Worksheet