Updated Fiscal Year 2017-18 MPSERS Contribution Rates

Michigan Office of Retirement Services - Message for Public School Employers

The updated FY 2017-18 MPSERS Contribution Rates due on members' wages paid between February 1, 2018 and September 30, 2018, go into effect on February 1, 2018. These rates apply to K-12 school districts, intermediate school districts, community colleges, district libraries, charter schools, and public school academies. 

Updates include:

  • Member rates are now included for DB (Defined Benefit) and DC (Defined Contribution)
  • Active rates and retiree rates are all on one page
  • Pension Plus 2 rates added
  • Employee DC matching changes for employees who are DC PHF
  • UAAL Rate Stabilization table is now on a separate page (page 2 of the link above)

More details will be provided later about the Pension Plus 2 plan and the modified DC plan.

For DTL2 records with a record end date on or after 02/01/2018, use the updated DB contribution rates. For DTL4 records with a record begin date on or after 02/01/2018, use the updated DC contribution rates.

For a description of what each of the elements of the contribution rates entail, please see Employer Contribution Rates: Terms, Definitions and Descriptions, also found on the Contribution Rates page on the Employer Information website.

If you have questions, contact ORS Employer Reporting at ORS_Web_Reporting@michigan.gov.