Employer Contribution Rates

CalPERS retirement benefits are funded through state employer and member contributions, as well as through earnings from CalPERS investments.

Listed below are the state employer contribution rates for Fiscal Year 2014-15. These rates are effective with the first payroll period that ended in July 2014.

Member Category Employer Contribution as a Percentage of Compensation
State Miscellaneous Member First Tier 24.280%
State Miscellaneous Member Second Tier 24.237%
State Industrial Member 18.134%
State Safety Member 19.338%
State Peace Officers and Fire 36.827%
California Highway Patrol Member 43.494%

For a history of employer rates over the past 30 years, refer to the most current Annual Valuation Report.

Dated: 01-30-2015