the Pensions Modeller
Estimate your pensions
Please note that any estimates provided relate only to Established and Non-Established Civil Servants
and Prison Officers who are not members of the new Single Public Service Pension Scheme ("Single Scheme")
which commenced with effect from 1st January 2013 and applies to new entrants recruited after this date.
The Pensions Modeller is
designed to help you get an estimate of your projected pensions
benefits based on your actual salary and service details supplied by
you. It will on this basis estimate:
- pensions benefits at
retirement for a selected retirement age
- spouses and children’s
- death in service benefits
- preserved benefits if you
resign before minimum retirement age
- actuarially reduced benefits
before minimum retirement age
The calculators will not take
into account salary increases between now and retirement.
It also allows you to model
various possibilities for example:
Please read the
Disclaimer below. You may use the Pensions Modeller when you have
indicated agreement to the Disclaimer by clicking the "I Agree"
button. You will need to indicate agreement at the beginning of each
- you may enter a salary to
reflect your projected progress on a payscale or career
- you can select your % work
pattern from now to retirement date to take account of projected
unpaid breaks such as career breaks or term time absence or a
period of worksharing.
- you may compare the effect
different retirement ages would have on your pension benefits
The data, information or results contained in,
furnished by or obtained from the use of the Pension Modeller is for the general guide
of members with respect to pension scheme benefits. No responsibility is accepted by or
on behalf of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform for any errors, omissions,
or misleading statements obtained through the use of the Pensions Modeller. The data,
information or results obtained through the use of the Pension Modeller have no legal standing
and, in particular, are not suitable for use in Family Law cases. The legislation, policies and
terms applicable to your pension scheme will govern any entitlement to pension scheme benefits.
The Public Service Pensions (Single Scheme and Other Provisions) Act 2012 became law on 28th July 2012
and introduced a 40 year limit on pensionable service, for people who have been a member of more than
one public service pension scheme, which came into effect on that date. The calculation provided by this
Pensions Modeller is based on the information provided by you. In the event of any error or omission in
this estimate, the legal requirements of the scheme rules will govern. At the time of retirement
or should you require information for official purposes e.g. on retirement, on the application of the 40 year
rule or for a Family Law case, you should contact your Department/Office's Personnel Unit who will arrange
to verify your pensionable service, salary details etc., and to furnish you with information on your pensionable
Help panels ?
on the input screen are intended to guide you.
"Tell Me More" Links on the
Benefit Statement provide further information on aspects of the
FAQ's - answers to frequently asked questions