As a highly compensated employee, your 401k limits on employer-paid contributions will be capped based on the national average. This average is called the “Average Deferral Percentage,” and it tracks the average contribution from employers of tax-deferred dollars into a 401k plan. You cannot be compensated by your employer at more than 125 percent of this national average as of 2010.
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