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Your Road to Retirement

IPERS' Road to Retirement tool can help you know what your membership group, age, and years worked in IPERS-covered employment mean to your journey.

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Retirement Planning

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FY2023 Annual Report

A 124-page comprehensive report on IPERS. 

  • $41.13
    Billion
    IPERS Trust Fund
  • 404,124
    IPERS members
  • One in 10
    Iowans
    do or will depend on IPERS as
    part of their retirement income
  • $2.3
    Billion
    Benefits paid annually to
    retirees living in Iowa
  • $2.6
    Billion
    Benefits paid annually
  • 70%
    Investment income
    pays the majority
    of IPERS' benefits
  • 125,397
    Number
    of retirees
  • 21.75
    Average years
    of service
    at retirement
  • $2,084
    Average
    monthly benefit
  • 1953
    IPERS is created
    by the Iowa legislature
Calendar
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Calendar
February 29, 2024 08:00 AM-February 29, 2024 04:00 PM
Retiree
March 21, 2024 09:00 AM-March 21, 2024 03:00 PM
Member
For state of Iowa employees within five years of retirement and their spouses.
March 22, 2024 08:30 AM-March 22, 2024 12:00 PM
Investment Board
March 25, 2024 01:00 PM-March 25, 2024 04:00 PM
Benefits Advisory Committee
March 27, 2024 08:00 AM-March 27, 2024 04:00 PM
Retiree

Contribution Rates

Blank headerMember ShareEmployer ShareTotal
Regular Members
7/1/23 – 6/30/246.29%9.44%15.73%
7/1/24 – 6/30/256.29%9.44%15.73%
Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs
7/1/23 – 6/30/248.51%8.51%17.02%
7/1/24 – 6/30/258.51%8.51%17.02%
Protection Occupations
7/1/23 – 6/30/246.21%9.31%15.52%
7/1/24 – 6/30/256.21%9.31%15.52%