Retirement

Employee Coverage

All regular employees are covered by retirement systems administered by the Montana Public Employees' Retirement Administration (MPERA). Contributions are tax deferred. Any changes need to be done in person through Human Resources.
 Type of Employee

Type of EmployeeRetirement SystemEmployee ContributionEmployer ContributionState Contribution
City Employees (other than Police and Fire)PERS7.9%8.37%0.1%
Police OfficersMPORS9.0%14.41%*29.37%**
FirefightersFURS10.7%14.36%*32.61%**

*Based on total of MPORS or FURS-covered payroll.

**Based on total compensation paid to all active MPORS or FURS members each year.