2022 New York Paid Family Leave (PFL) Rate and Benefit Amounts
Posted on October 7, 2021
The Department of Financial Services (DFS) set the NY PFL rate and benefit amounts for 2022 as follows:
- The maximum contribution rate for PFL will be 0.511% of the employee’s gross annualized wages capped at the New York State Average Weekly Wage (NYSAWW) of $1,594.57 per week for 2022.
- This means the 2022 maximum annual contribution per employee for PFL is $423.71.
- Employees taking Paid Family Leave receive 67% of their average weekly wage, up to a cap of 67% of the current Statewide Average Weekly Wage (SAWW).
- This means the 2022 maximum weekly benefit is $1,068.36 ($96.75 more than the maximum weekly benefit for 2021).
For more details and resources visit https://paidfamilyleave.ny.gov/2022