Pension and Deferred Compensation
The City of Wichita provides a mandatory pension for its employees.
Wichita Employee Retirement Plan 3
Wichita Employee Retirement Plan 3 membership covers all civilian (noncommissioned) full-time employees of the City of Wichita hired on or after January 1, 1994. Employees are Plan 3 members until becoming vested after completing seven (7) years of service. Their membership then automatically converts to Plan 2. To remain a member of Plan 3, the employee must make a irrevocable election within ninety (90) days of becoming vested.
Police & Fire System Plan C-79
Police & Fire System Plan C-79 membership covers all full-time commissioned Police and Fire Officers employed by the City of Wichita on or after January 1, 1979.
Employees excluded from Plan C-79 membership:
- Civilian employees;
- Seasonal, temporary, limited, or part-time employees.
Deferred Compensation 457 Plan
City offers the voluntary savings 457 Plan for their employees, and Empower provides recordkeeping and retirement counseling.