New employee contribution pay bands from April 2018

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The contribution rate you pay in the LGPS is based on how much you are paid. The rate you pay depends on which pay band you fall into.
 
There are nine different pay bands with contribution rates ranging from 5.5% to 12.5% of your pensionable pay.
 
The following pay bands and contribution rates will apply in the main and 50/50 sections of the LGPS respectively from 1 April 2018:
 
 
 
Pensionable Pay for an Employment
Main Section
Gross Contribution
50/50
Gross Contribution
       
1
£0 - £14,100
5.5% 2.75%
     
2
£14,101 - £22,000
5.8% 2.90%
     
3
£22,001 - £35,700
6.5% 3.25%
       
4
£35,701 - £45,200
6.8% 3.40%
     
5
£45,201 - £63,100
8.5% 4.25%
     
6
£63,101 - £89,400
9.9% 4.95%
     
7
£89,401 - £105,200
10.5% 5.25%
     
8
£105,201 - £157,800
11.4% 5.70%
     
9
£157,801 or more
12.5% 6.25%