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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.


NCPERS Annual Public Retirement Systems Study

NCPERS 2023 Public Retirement Systems StudyNCPERS has conducted an annual study for the past twelve years to benchmark public retirement systems and track trends in fiscal, operational, and business practices. You’ll find data on fund expenses, asset allocation, funding levels, and more.

Each study comes with an accompanying interactive dashboard, a tool with which NCPERS members can filter the survey data by type of employee/beneficiary, total participants, and more to better compare their funds’ investment performance and business practices to peers. 

Access the latest public retirement systems study from NCPERS

NCPERS Annual Public Retirement Systems Study is conducted each fall in partnership with Cobalt Community Research. Find frequently asked questions about how to complete your survey and survey methodology here.



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