Contribution Rates

Your contribution rate

 

There is now a single set of contribution rates across Civil Service Pensions, regardless of whether members are in classic, classic plus, premium, nuvos or alpha.

The rates are set out in the tables below.

Civil Service Pensions employee contribution rates 

Scheme Year 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020

Annualised rate of pensionable earnings 

Member contributions rate 

£0.00 to £21,636

4.60% 

£21,637 to £51,515

5.45% 

£51,516 to £150,000

7.35% 

£150,001 and above 

8.05% 

After future valuations, contributions may change.

 

Employer Contributions 2019/20

Accruing Superannuation Liability Charges (ASLC) rates

Salary Band (£) ASLC rate from 1 April 2019
Band 1 23,000 and under 26.6%
Band 2 23,001 to 45,500 27.1%
Band 3 45,501 to 77,000 27.9%
Band 4 77,001 and over 30.3%
Prison Officers with reserved rights (pre-Fresh Start) - 34.1%
Mini ASLC N/A 0.5%