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    Retiring with IPERS

    Our commitment to our members continues into retirement.

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    IPERS is good
    for Iowa

    IPERS was created in 1953 to attract and retain quality public employees.

    About US

Retirement Planning

Are you within five years of retirement?
It's time to connect with the IPERS team.

FY2020 Annual Report

A 114-page comprehensive report on IPERS. 

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  • $43
    Billion
    IPERS Trust Fund
  • 375,000
    IPERS members
  • One in 10
    Iowans
    do or will depend on IPERS as
    part of their retirement income
  • $2
    Billion
    Benefits paid annually to
    retirees living in Iowa.
  • $2.3
    Billion
    Benefits paid annually
  • 70%
    Investment income
    pays the majority
    of IPERS' benefits.
  • 61
    Average age
    at retirement.
  • 23
    Average years
    of service
    at retirement.
  • $17,868
    Average annual benefit
  • 1953
    IPERS is created
    by the Iowa legislature.
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Calendar
15 Dec
December 15, 2021 09:00 AM - December 15, 2021 04:00 PM
Creating a Secure Retirement
Member
Online
For all IPERS members within five years of retirement and their spouses
28 Dec
December 28, 2021 08:00 AM - December 28, 2021 04:00 PM
Checks Mail
Retirees
Des Moines
30 Dec
December 30, 2021 08:00 AM - December 30, 2021 04:00 PM
Direct Deposit
Retirees
Des Moines

Contribution Rates

Blank header Member Share Employer Share Total
Regular Members
7/1/21 – 6/30/22 6.29% 9.44% 15.73%
7/1/22 – 6/30/23 6.29% 9.44% 15.73%
Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs
7/1/21 – 6/30/22 9.01% 9.01% 18.02%
7/1/22 – 6/30/23 8.76% 8.76% 17.52%
Protection Occupations
7/1/21 – 6/30/22 6.21% 9.31% 15.52%
7/1/22 – 6/30/23 6.21% 9.31% 15.52%