Your contribution rate for Safety Plan C is a flat rate percentage of your base salary plus certain other pay items included in your pensionable compensation. Contribution percentage rates are the same for all Plan C members, regardless of age.
For pensionable compensation information and PEPRA pay codes, see Compensation in the Active Service section.
Current Contribution Rate
On May 12, 2020, the Board of Supervisors approved new actuarial assumptions based on a triennial experience study as well as LACERA-recommended employee contribution rates for all plans based on the annual valuation.
Effective July 1, 2022, the Safety Plan C employee contribution rate is 14.33 percent.
Contribution rates are subject to change. In accordance with the law, Safety Plan C contribution rates are structured to reflect 50/50 cost-sharing.
Read more about contribution rates and how they are set. Members with 30 years of service with LACERA may be eligible for cancellation of contributions.