WRS Contribution Rates

Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Contribution Rates for 2020


Your municipality’s specific contribution rates effective for salaries and wages paid beginning January 1, 2020 are available on ETF’s Internet site at: etfonline.wi.gov/ETFCalculatorWeb/etf/internet/employer/ETFemployerrates.jsp

On June 7, 2019 the Employee Trust Funds Board approved an decrease in WRS contribution rates for 2020. For general employees the contribution rates for both the employer and the employee will be 6.75%, which is more than the 2019 rate of 6.55%.

2020 Employee-Required Contribution - (Must be paid by employee unless there is a Collective Bargaining Agreement in force):

6.75% General, Teachers and Educational Support Personnel; Judges, Elected Officials and State Executive Positions  

6.75% Protective with Social Security  

6.75% Protective without Social Security  

2019 Employer-Required Contributions - (Must be paid by employer):

6.75% General, Teachers and Educational Support Personnel; Judges, Elected Officials and State Executive Positions  

11.65% Protective with Social Security 

16.25% Protective without Social Security