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What percentage does your employer contribute to your pension?

(43 Posts)
HootOnTheBeach Thu 02-Jul-15 23:02:33

Mine recently introduced a pension and it is 4%

I have no idea if this is good or bad.

Hoping to get some benchmarking going and hear your feedback.

Whenwillwe3meetagain Thu 02-Jul-15 23:04:48

15% which is v generous!

Likeaninjanow Thu 02-Jul-15 23:13:04


southeastastra Thu 02-Jul-15 23:13:53

nothing yet!

AuditAngel Thu 02-Jul-15 23:16:15


AuditAngel Thu 02-Jul-15 23:16:33

My shortest ever post

mamalovebird Thu 02-Jul-15 23:18:47

Me 6%
Them 13%

I'm public sector.

Quasicrystals1456 Thu 02-Jul-15 23:19:01

My contribution is 9.3% (NHS). Not actually sure what they match though....

Chasingsquirrels Thu 02-Jul-15 23:20:59

Match up to 4%. Private sector.

Blu Thu 02-Jul-15 23:21:12

A big fat 0%
Until later this year - then the bare minimum allowable.

DoTheDuckFace Thu 02-Jul-15 23:27:47

They match whatever we put in up to about 8% I think. Ours increases automatically with age of you opt in to that scheme and I have gone from 4% to 5% recently.

LastOneDancing Thu 02-Jul-15 23:30:19

Match up to 5%

Big national company.

Daffodil1210 Thu 02-Jul-15 23:30:41

3%, private sector

TensionWheelsCoolHeels Thu 02-Jul-15 23:30:55

Used to have a sliding scale, increasing every 5 yrs & I was on 14% - then another bloody change of company owner & it's now down to 9%. I top that up to 12/%.

balletgirlmum Thu 02-Jul-15 23:32:41


MrsSkywalker205 Thu 02-Jul-15 23:32:46

I don't have one but husbands is dependent on his own contribution. Currently he pays 1%, they pay 3. If he was to double, their contribution would too. Beyond that I can't remember, I think there's a maximum of around 15%.

MsRinky Fri 03-Jul-15 19:22:33

Me (Uni): 12.5%. MrRinky (private sector) matched up to 7.5%.

Hero1callylost Fri 03-Jul-15 20:24:41

My employer claims to have a trailblazing scheme because we're in the pensions market and want to show how it's done! (This is how they launched it when auto-enrolment became a thing so obviously they want other employers to follow suit to make them money!)

Minimum member contribution is 2%.

If you pay in 2% to 3.5% they will contribute 8%.
4% to 4.5% they will contribute 10%.
6% to 7.5% they will contribute 12%
8% they will contribute 14%.

PepperPotts Fri 03-Jul-15 20:27:21

Mine (retail) 1% if I contribute
DH (financial services) 12% and he doesn't need to contribute

Trapper Fri 03-Jul-15 20:34:28

Matching up to 4%. I pay in 8.

nulgirl Fri 03-Jul-15 20:36:15

Going to do a braggy post. Work for a high street name bank but not for the retail part of it.

I pay 6% and they pay 20%.

Think it's pretty much the best deal you can get short of final salary.

gaslamp Fri 03-Jul-15 21:04:10

12% if I put in 8%

softhedgehog Fri 03-Jul-15 21:46:10

NHS pension - 14%

SueDunome Fri 03-Jul-15 22:15:42

I pay 3%, they pay 13.5%

mrsdavidbowie Fri 03-Jul-15 22:16:36

12%. I pay 6%

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