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    IPERS is just one part of a secure retirement

    IPERS benefits are designed to be combined with Social Security and personal savings to provide a secure retirement.

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    Retiring with IPERS

    Our commitment to our members continues into retirement.

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Retirement Planning

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FY2021 Annual Report

A 126-page comprehensive report on IPERS. 

 

FY2021 Annual Report cover

  • $43.7
    Billion
    IPERS Trust Fund
  • 381,000
    IPERS members
  • One in 10
    Iowans
    do or will depend on IPERS as
    part of their retirement income
  • $2.1
    Billion
    Benefits paid annually to
    retirees living in Iowa.
  • $2.4
    Billion
    Benefits paid annually
  • 70%
    Investment income
    pays the majority
    of IPERS' benefits.
  • 64
    Average age
    at retirement.
  • 23
    Average years
    of service
    at retirement.
  • $18,288
    Average annual benefit
  • 1953
    IPERS is created
    by the Iowa legislature.
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Calendar
August 22, 2022 01:00 PM-August 22, 2022 04:00 PM
Meeting
Benefits Advisory Committee
Online
August 25, 2022 09:00 AM-August 25, 2022 03:00 PM
Creating a Secure Retirement
Member
Online
For all IPERS members within five years of retirement and their spouses.
August 29, 2022 08:00 AM-August 29, 2022 04:00 PM
Checks Mail
Retirees
Des Moines
August 31, 2022 08:00 AM-August 31, 2022 04:00 PM
Direct Deposit
Retirees
Des Moines
August 31, 2022 09:00 AM-August 31, 2022 03:00 PM
Ready Set Retire
Member
Online
For state of Iowa employees within five years of retirement and their spouses.

Contribution Rates

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