Help Centre for Employers

What are the minimum auto enrolment contribution rates?

The minimum contribution rate is currently 8% of qualifying earnings of which at least 3% must be paid by the employer. This means if you are opted-in, you contribute 5% from your income, and your employer contributes 3%.

Date Employer minimum contribution Employee minimum contribution Total minimum contribution
April 6 2018 – April 5 2019 2% 3% 5%
April 6 2019 onwards 3% 5% 8%

Read more on our ‘Introduction to auto enrolment contributions‘ page.

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