Employee Contribution Rates

Date of Entry
Contribution Rate
Before January 1, 1975
5%
January 1, 1975 - January 1, 1984
7%
January 1, 1984 - June 30, 1996
8%
July 1, 1996 - Present
9%
Also, employees hired after January 1, 1979 will pay their regular contribution plus an additional 2% contribution on salaries in excess of $30,000.