Pensionable pay

Police Pension Scheme 1987 (PPS 1987)

You pay contributions from your pensionable pay.

Pensionable pay includes:

  • salary
  • additional salary on temporary promotion
  • competence related threshold payments
  • some overtime pay for part time officers

Pensionable pay does not include:

  • housing allowance
  • transitional rent allowance

Final pay

Your pension will be based on your membership and final pay when you leave service or opt out. Full time pay is always used to calculate final pay, even for part time officers.

Final pay will be the greatest of:

  • pensionable pay in the 12 months before you retire
  • pensionable pay from one of the preceding two years