Social Security

As a member of CalPERS, employees also participate in Social Security.

  • Social Security and Medicare taxes are withheld from your paycheck.
  • 2008 withholding rates are 6.20 percent for Social Security and 1.45 percent for Medicare.
  • Social Security maximum wage contribution for 2008 is $102,000.
  • There is no limit for Medicare.

Social Security Resources