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Compensation and Benefit Limits

Compensation and Benefit Limits for 2019:
401(a)(17) $280,000
SSI (PEPRA Plans U, V and W) $149,016
415(m) $225,000

Compensation and Benefit Limits for 2018:
401(a)(17) $275,000
SSI (PEPRA Plans U, V and W) $145,666
415(m) $220,000

Compensation and Benefit Limits for 2017:
401(a)(17) $270,000
SSI (PEPRA Plans U, V and W) $142,530
415(m) $215,000

PEPRA overview

OCERS has prepared a summary of how the Public Employees Pension Reform Act (PEPRA) impacts our employers. Click here to view the overview.

Employer and Employee Contribution Rates

Click here to view the Contribution rates for your agency.

Social Security Protection Act of 2004

Beginning January 1, 2005, any new employee who becomes a member of OCERS must sign Form SSA-1945. An original, signed copy of the form must be submitted by the new employee’s Employer to OCERS before employment begins, and it should be sent along with the Member Affidavit.