North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System (NDPERS)

Stark County contributes to NDPERS on behalf of its employees to a Defined Benefit Plan.  This is commonly known as a pension plan.

  • Upon retirement, you will receive a guaranteed monthly benefit for your lifetime.
  • Every month that a contribution is made to NDPERS, you earn service credit.
  • Benefits are based on the calculation of Final Average Salary X Benefit Multiplier X Years of service credit.
  • NDPERS is responsible for all of the planning and investment risk.
  • The advantages of defined benefit plans are fixed payout, protection from market fluctuations, and tax benefits.  
Stark County contributes to the following plans based upon where the employee works: