What are the rates for contribution (deduction) to ESI? Simi Paleri July 26, 2019 10:56 Updated Follow For employees, ESI deduction rate is 1.75% of the ESI Gross salary. For employer, ESI contribution is at the rate of 4.75% of the ESI gross salary. Related articles How to enable ESI eligibility for employees in bulk on greytHR? What is PF Basic or PF Gross? Attendance is showing absent for a few employees on greytHR What is Gratuity? What is Employees State Insurance (ESI)? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.