Contribution Calculator



You’re used to seeing your contributions as dollar amounts. But seeing them as a percent of overall income may help you to better see them in relation to your future retirement readiness.

Complete the empty green fields and click "calculate" to see what percentage of your income you're contributing to your Plan account.

Description Data Entry
Your Hourly Rate*$
Bi-Weekly Pre-Tax Contribution$
Bi-Weekly After Tax (Roth) Contribution$
Contribution as Percent of PayCalculated %

Enter only numeric values (no commas), using decimal points where needed. Non-numeric values will cause errors.

*Your hourly rate is provided on your pay stub, which can be found in D-Time when you click My Pay Check.
You can also take your bi-weekly gross pay (without overtime, bonuses, etc.) and divide by 80 hours.

Getting to a

Secure Retirement



A New Way to Look at Your Deferred Compensation Plan Contributions - Try Our New Contribution Calculator!

The City’s Deferred Compensation Plan wants you to have a secure retirement. Our mission is to help you achieve 100% replacement of “lifestyle income” upon retiring. Lifestyle income is your gross salary at retirement less the contributions you make to your primary and supplemental retirement plans. Replacing 100% of lifestyle income essentially means maintaining your standard of living when you retire.

To get there requires participating in the Deferred Compensation Plan – your City retirement/pension plan can’t do it alone - and contributing a sufficient percentage of your gross salary.

Here are some important facts to be aware of:

For a deeper dive, you can also check out our Retirement Income Replacement Calculator.

If you're not currently a Deferred Compensation Plan participant, now is the time to begin. Visit CityofLA457.com to learn more and enroll!

How to Increase

Your Contribution



If you'd like to increase your contributions to your Plan account, you have the following options:

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