Membership Tiers by Plan

PSPRS Membership Tiers

Tier 1 Members

DB Plan Only

Tier 2 Members

DB Plan + DC Plan (hybrid) for Non-Social Security positons

Tier 3 Members

DB Plan + DC Plan (hybrid) for Non-Social Security positons

Hired into a PSPRS position before January 1, 2012

Hired into a PSPRS position on/after January 1, 2012

Hired into a PSPRS position on/after July 1, 2017

For an outline of the differences between the membership tiers, benefit eligibility, options, and other System-related information, see PSPRS Matrix of Plan Provisions.  

CORP Membership Tiers

Tier 1 Members

DB Plan Only

Tier 2 Members

DB Plan Only

Tier 3 Members

DB and DC Plans

Hired into a CORP position before January 1, 2012

Hired into a CORP position on/after January 1, 2012

Hired into a CORP position on/after July 1, 2018

For an outline of the differences between the membership tiers, benefit eligibility, options, and other System-related information, see CORP Matrix of Plan Provisions

EORP Membership Tiers

Tier 1 Members

DB Plan Only

Tier 2 Members

DB Plan Only

Tier 3 Members

DC Plan (EODCRS) Only

Hired into an EORP position before January 1, 2012

Hired into an EORP position on/after January 1, 2012

Newly appointed or elected officials on/after January  1, 2014