National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems

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NCPERS Surveys

NEW! Public Pension Compensation Survey

2022 NCPERS Public Pension Compensation SurveyIn 2022, NCPERS conducted the inaugural Public Pension Compensation Survey. The survey, featuring data from more than 150 public pension funds, is intended to help funds benchmark their compensation and benefits packages against their peers. Watch a recording of NCPERS October 19 webinar to learn more about key findings from the survey and get perspectives on how to address various workforce challenges. 

The survey is exclusively available to NCPERS members and survey participants. Find out how to order a copy of the survey and get access to the interactive dashboard, where funds are able to filter data to help optimize the mix of funds to which they would like to compare themselves.

Learn more and order your copy today.


Public Retirement Systems Study

Since 2011, NCPERS has undertaken a comprehensive study exploring the retirement practices of the public sector. In partnership with Cobalt Community Research, NCPERS has collected and analyzed the most current data available on funds’ fiscal condition and steps they are taking to ensure fiscal and operational integrity. Each study comes with an accompanying dashboard, which is a dynamic platform that lets users apply filters & allows for apples-to-apples comparisons. The dashboard is an NCPERS Members’ only benefit. Please click here if you are interested in becoming a member of NCPERS

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                 NCPERS 2021 Dashboard                                                        
NCPERS 2020 Dashboard                                                                 

2018-ncpers-public-retirement-systems-study-cover                                                                    NCPERS 2019 Dashboard                                                        NCPERS 2018 Dashboard  


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