New employee contribution rates from April 2017

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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 2017:
 
 
 
Pensionable Pay for an Employment
Main Section
Gross Contribution
50/50
Gross Contribution
       
1
£0 - £13,700
5.5% 2.75%
     
2
£13,701 - £21,400
5.8% 2.90%
     
3
£21,401 - £34,700
6.5% 3.25%
       
4
£34,701 - £43,900
6.8% 3.40%
     
5
£43,901 - £61,300
8.5% 4.25%
     
6
£61,301 - £86,800
9.9% 4.95%
     
7
£86,801 - £102,200
10.5% 5.25%
     
8
£102,201 - £153,300
11.4% 5.70%
     
9
£153,301 or more
12.5% 6.25%