CalPERS

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 remainder of the 2012-13 fiscal year. These rates are effective with the first payroll period that ends in July 2012:

Member Category Employer Contribution as a Percentage of Compensation
State Miscellaneous Member First Tier 20.503%
State Miscellaneous Member Second Tier 20.457%
State Industrial Member 16.302%
State Safety Member 17.503%
State Peace Officers and Fire 30.297%
California Highway Patrol Member 33.728%

View a history of employer rates (PDF, 33 KB) over the past 30 years.

Rate information is also available for the following fiscal years:

Dated: 12-21-2012