NIRS Report: Real Deal for the Public Sector
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
by: NIRS and AON

Section: News Articles

Retirement is growing more challenging for public sector workers, according to a new report by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) and AonThe Real Deal for the Public Sector: Retirement Income Adequacy Among U.S. Public Sector Employees.

This research finds that state and local employees in a typical public defined benefit (DB) pension plan need to save about four to six percent of their salary on their own to ensure adequate retirement income. The report also finds that defined contribution (DC) plans provide less retirement income than DB plans in a typical cost-equivalent conversion for career employees.

The report is available at

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