Retired workers received benefits calculated by the formula:

2.5% x Highest Average Monthly Salary x Years of Service

  • 2.5% is the multiplier as determined by the Legislature
  • Highest Average Salary is the average of the three highest yearly salaries earned under PERA employment
  • Years of Service is the member’s years and months of work for a PERA employer.

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Avg 2008 Benefits