Thinking About Employment

If you're thinking about becoming a public employee in North Carolina, we welcome you to join a great team of dedicated people who serve and support the citizens and visitors of the State of North Carolina!

With the North Carolina Total Retirement Plans, as an eligible employee, you would be participating in one of the most secure and responsibly managed defined benefit plans in the nation. If you become a public employee, each month, you, your employer and the state contribute to your personal pension account.

You also have the potential to save additional funds to help you reach your financial goals by participating in the defined contribution plans. Your employer will offer you comprehensive retirement benefits that were strategically designed to help you plan for a financially secure retirement. For eligible employees, these benefits include your pension from your retirement system, Social Security, and savings through the NC 401(k) and NC 457 Plans, and 403(b) Program.

Click on the appropriate section below to discover benefits for public employees for the Teachers' and State Employees Retirement System (TSERS), the Local Governmental Employees' Retirement System (LGERS), the Consolidated Judicial Retirement System (CJRS) and the Legislative Retirement System (LRS).

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