Officer contributions

Police Pension Scheme 2015 (PPS 2015)

You pay contributions towards the cost of your pension. These are set as a percentage of your pensionable pay. The rates are shown below.

Your contributions are deducted from your pay before income tax which means that you receive income tax relief at its highest rate.

2017 to 2018

Rates apply from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

Pensionable pay Contribution rate
£27,000 or less 12.44%
More than £27,000 but less than £60,000 13.44%
£60,000 or more 13.78%

2016 to 2017

Rates apply from 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.

Pensionable pay Contribution rate
£27,000 or less 12.44%
More than £27,000 but less than £60,000 13.44%
£60,000 or more 13.78%

Police Pension Scheme (PPS 1987) and New Police Pension Scheme (NPPS 2006)

Rates apply from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.

Basic annual salary PPS contribution rate NPPS contribution rate
£27,000 or less 14.25% 11.00%
More than £27,000 but less than £60,000 14.25% 12.05%
£60,000 or more 15.05% 12.75%