## How are public service pensions calculated?

This means that your pension is based on your pay/salary at retirement or an average of your pay while you were in the scheme and the number of years you have been in the scheme. Public servants who were employed before 2013 belong to sector-specific pension schemes, for example civil service, HSE and teacher schemes.

## How much pension do Canadian government employees get?

As of January 2021, the maximum monthly benefit for a new recipient starting to receive their pension at age 65 is \$1,203.75. However, to receive the maximum amount, you must have paid in the maximum contribution. In reality, the average amount Canadians receive a month is \$619.75 – around half that figure.

How do I calculate my pension amount?

A typical multiplier is 2%. So, if you work 30 years, and your final average salary is \$75,000, then your pension would be 30 x 2% x \$75,000 = \$45,000 a year. That \$45,000 becomes your guaranteed lifetime income.

### How many years of service is required for full pension Canada?

If you become a member on or after January 1, 2013 , you are eligible to draw an unreduced pension benefit at age 65 with at least two years of pensionable service (or age 60 with 30 years of service).

### How much will my public sector pension be?

Public sector pensions are paid on a defined benefit basis – in other words, the payments are based on salary and offer a guaranteed amount. A public servant with a full 40 years of service will retire on an annual pension equivalent to half of their salary and a tax-free lump sum of 1½ times their annual pay.

How do I calculate my HSE pension?

a. The retirement lump sum is calculated at the rate of 3/80th of pensionable remuneration for each year of pensionable service, subject to a maximum of 1.5 times pensionable remuneration.

#### How much does a government pension pay?

FERS Pension = 1.1% x high-3 salary x years worked. This equals 1% – 1.1% of your highest annual salary for every year of federal service. You can max out your benefit with more than 30% of your pre-retirement income covered.

The enhanced component of the retirement pension is based on your contributions to the CPP enhancement. It’s calculated using your best 40 years of earnings. This will only affect you if you work and make CPP contributions after January 1, 2019.

## How much CPP will I get at 60?

Your payments will decrease by 0.6% each month (7.2% per year) if you start getting the CPP before age 65. If you start at age 60, that means a maximum reduction of 36%. For an average monthly CPP payment at age 65 of \$619.75, that means the average monthly amount at age 60 would be reduced to \$396.64.

## Is the basic pension calculator only for Public Service Pensioners?

The data, information or results contained in, furnished by or obtained from the use of the basic pension calculator is for general use only of public service pension plan members with respect to pension plan benefits.

What is a public service pension plan?

Information about the public service pension plan – a defined benefit pension plan offered to employees of the federal public service.

### How does this calculator estimate my pension?

This calculator estimates what your yearly and monthly pension would be based solely on the information that you enter: your date of joining the plan, your estimated termination date and the average salary of your five consecutive years of highest paid service.

### How do I contact the pension centre of Canada?

By phone:Toll-free: 1-800-561-7930, Telephone Teletype (TTY)Toll-free (for hearing-impaired): 506-533-5990 By email:[email protected]