DRS Email 15-020, New Contributions Rates for WSPRS

  • Notice No.: 15-020
  • Date: August 31, 2015
  • Applies to: All Employers
  • Subject: DRS Email 15-020, New Contributions Rates for WSPRS

WSPRS Supplemental Contribution Rate Change Effective Oct. 1, 2015

The Office of the State Actuary calculated a supplemental rate change based on the cost of SHB 1194 - Remarriage prohibition for survivors that passed during the 2015 legislative session.

The new contribution rates for WSPRS are listed below. 

Contribution Rates Effective 10/1/2015
(Employer rates include 0.18% DRS administrative expense rate)
  Plan 1 Plan 2
Washington State Patrol Retirement System (WSPRS) Percent Rate Percent Rate
Member Contribution Rate 6.84% 0.0684 6.84% 0.0684
Employer Contribution Rate 8.34% 0.0834 8.34% 0.0834

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