Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho

Employees who work 20 or more hours per week for five continuous months or more are eligible for PERSI.  PERSI is a defined benefit retirement plan.  Five (5) years vesting is required for full participation.  The retirement benefit is determined by a formula which considers:

  • Age at the time of retirement
  • Number of months credited state service, and
  • The highest average monthly salary paid over a period of 42 consecutive months service.

Current contributions required are:

  • Employees -6.79% of salary which is federal and state tax deferred
  • Employer – 11.32%

The PERSI Coeur d’Alene office phone is 1-800.962.8228.

PERSI Website:

Please see the PERSI Website for more useful information.



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