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The amount you contribute will depend on your pensionable earnings.

These are split into contribution bands and are reviewed on 1 April every year.

Band Main Section contribution rate 1/49th accrual 50:50 Section* contribution rate Pensionable pay range from 1 April 2022 based on the assessed pensionable pay you receive
Band 1 5.5% 2.75% Up to £15,000
Band 2 5.8% 2.9% £15,001 to £23,600
Band 3 6.5% 3.25% £23,601 to £38,300
Band 4 6.8% 3.4% £38,301 to £48,500
Band 5 8.5% 4.25% £48,501 to £67,900
Band 6 9.9% 4.95% £67,901 to £96,200
Band 7 10.5% 5.25% £96,201 to £113,400
Band 8 11.4% 5.7% £113,401 to £170,100
Band 9 12.5% 6.25% £170,101 or more

*50:50 Section contribution rates only apply if you’ve chosen to be in the 50:50 section instead of the Main Section.

You’ll find more details about paying contributions in our factsheet 'How much will I pay into the LGPS?'

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