Along with your salary, your pension is one of the most important benefits of joining the Civil Service.
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How much you and your employer will pay towards your pension
The following contributions rates apply for members of the classic, classic plus, premium, nuvos and alpha pension schemes. partnership has separate contribution rates.
Salary threshold changes will take effect from 1 April 2024 - please see EPN700 for more information.
New employer contribution rates will apply from 1 April 2024 - please see EPN698 for more information.
Annualised rate of pensionable earnings (£)
Member contribution rate
Annualised rate of pensionable earnings
£0 to £21,636
£21,637 to £51,515
£51,516 to £150,000
£150,001 and above
premium, classic plus and nuvos