Finance

What it costs

Details of the contribution rates for each scheme along with a net salary calculator.

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Pension contribution rates from August 2019

 

Scheme Name Member percentage of salary Employer percentage of salary

Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS)

 

9.8%

 

21.4%

 

University of Edinburgh Staff Benefits Scheme (SBS)

 

9.1%

 

19.8%

 

National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)

 

5%

 

3%

 

National Health Service (Scotland) (NHSPS)

 

Between 5.2% and 14.7% dependent on salary

 

20.9%

 

     
     

For details of your take home pay with and without pension contributions please use the net salary calculator:-

 

https://www.ed.ac.uk/finance/about/sections/payroll/salary-calculator