Rostered Salary Guidelines & Employee Benefits

The Northern Illinois Synod provides compensation guidelines for all synod pastors, associates in ministry, and diaconal ministers. Click on the links below to view the guidelines.

Worksheets are now found on the Portico Benefits site.

Further information about rostered and lay benefits may be obtained through Portico Benefit Services – a Ministry of the ELCA at

2017 Salary Guidelines for Rostered Leaders in the Northern Illinois Synod

2017 Salary Guidelines for Rostered Leaders

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Archive of previous years’ guidelines