Judges Retirement Plan - Contribution Rates

Minnesota law sets the contribution rates for the employer and judge.  

 

Employee Contribution

Employer Contribution*

First elected/appointed as judge before 7/1/2013 (Tier 1)

9%

22.5%

 First elected/appointed as judge 7/1/2013 or after (Tier 2)

7%

22.5%


*  The employer contribution is higher because the Judges Plan was pay-as-you-go until 1991. The larger employer contribution is to bring the Plan to full funding.