WRS Contribution Rates

Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Contribution Rates for 2019


Your municipality’s specific contribution rates effective for salaries and wages paid beginning January 1, 2019 are available on ETF’s Internet site at: etfonline.wi.gov/ETFCalculatorWeb/etf/internet/employer/ETFemployerrates.jsp

On June 25, 2018 the Employee Trust Funds Board approved a slight decrease in WRS contribution rates for 2019. For general employees the contribution rates for both the employer and the employee will be 6.55%, which is less than the 2018 rate of 6.7%.

2019 Employee-Required Contribution - (Must be paid by employee unless there is a Collective Bargaining Agreement in force):

6.55% General, Teachers and Educational Support Personnel; Judges, Elected Officials and State Executive Positions  

6.55% Protective with Social Security  

6.55% Protective without Social Security  

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

6.55% General, Teachers and Educational Support Personnel; Judges, Elected Officials and State Executive Positions  

10.55% Protective with Social Security 

14.95% Protective without Social Security