2022 IRS 401(k) Contribution and Compensation Limits

  2022 Limitations 2021 Limitations
Annual Additions Maximum (415 Limit) $61,000 $58,000
Employee 401(k) Contributions (402(g) Limit) $20,500 $19,500
Catch-up Contributions (Age 50 or Older) $6,500 $6,500
Highly Compensated Employee Threshold $135,000 $130,000
Key Employee Threshold $200,000 $185,000
Annual Compensation (401(a)(17)) Limit $305,000 $290,000
Social Security Wage Base $147,000 $142,800


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