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.