Tier 1 and 3 (2% at 55)
Most General members (non-Safety) are in this benefit structure, section 31676.16 of the 1937 Act.
Members hired after August 1, 1980 and before October 2002, with employers that chose the Tier 2 benefit structure. (Members had the option of tranferring to Tier 3 after 5 years of service.) For an accurate estimate, members with Tier 2 service credit must also figure their Social Security reduction amount. This article will help with the details.
Safety A and C (3% at 50)
Members who are involved in active law enforcement or fire fighting duties