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401(k) Savings Rates
Source: PSCA's 51st Annual Survey of Profit Sharing and 401(k) Plans
Percentage of Pay Saved
The average 401(k) participant saved between 5.5% and 7% of their salary pre-tax in their 401(k) plan.
Percentage of People Participating
81.9% of workers eligible to participate in a 401(k) plan have chosen to participate.
96% of 401(k) plans surveyed provide some form of company contribution. The most common type of company matching contribution is $0.50 on the dollar, up to the first 6% contributed by the employee.