WRS Contribution Rates

Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Contribution Rates 


Your municipality’s specific contribution rates effective for salaries and wages paid beginning January 1, 2021 are available on ETF’s Internet site.

At their meeting in June the Employee Trust Funds Board approved WRS contribution rates for 2021. For general employees the contribution rates for both the employer and the employee will be 6.75%, which is the same as the 2020 rate.

2021 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  

11.75% Protective with Social Security 

16.35% Protective without Social Security