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Massachusetts State Employees' Retirement System (MSERS)

Participation in the Massachusetts State Employees' Retirement System (MSERS) is mandatory, paid by you on a pre-tax basis, in lieu of Social Security. This may impact your future Social Security benefits.

You contribute 9% on your whole salary (up to 64% of IRS compensation limit) and an additional 2% on your salary above $30,000. The plan is a Defined Benefit Plan and is designed to provide you a monthly income based on your age, salary and service at the time you retire. You are vested in the MSERS plan when you have attained 10 years of full-time creditable service.

To access MSERS benefit information, click the Benefit Summaries button below (or on the top navigation bar):

To access MSERS benefit forms, click the Benefit Forms button below (or on the top navigation bar):