ANNUAL LIMITS
2018
2017
2016
401(k) contribution limit if under age 50
$18,500
$18,000
$18,000
401(k) contribution limit if age 50 or older
$24,500
$24,000
$24,000
Defined contribution limit
$55,000
$54,000
$53,000
Defined benefit limit
$220,000
$215,000
$210,000
Compensation limit
$275,000
$270,000
$265,000
Highly compensated limit
$120,000
$120,000
$120,000
Social Security wage base
$128,400
$127,200
$118,500