South Dakota
Retirement System
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Benefits Calculator

The SDRS benefit calculator is an invaluable tool in your retirement planning. The calculator allows you to anticipate the effect various retirement dates, years of credited service, and final average compensation will have on your SDRS retirement benefit. If you have both Class A and Class B credited service, calculate each service separately and add the results together.

1. Choose one of the following types of credited service:

2. Enter the month and four-digit year you were born: month year

3. Enter the month and four digit year of your last pay date before retirement: month year

4. Enter the month and four digit year you plan to begin drawing retirement benefits: month year

5. Enter the amount of credited service you have prior to July 1, 2008: months years

6. Enter the amount of credited service you will have after July 1, 2008: months years

7. Enter your final average compensation:  Info $

8. Calculate ->

Your Estimated Monthly SDRS Lifetime Retirement Benefit:


This page is for informational purposes only and not guaranteed to be correct. If you plan to retire within the next 12 months, contact SDRS for a more accurate estimate. This estimate assumes you continue to make contributions until the month and year you specified as your last pay date before retirement. The monthly benefit shown is in today's dollars (based on the salary you entered as your annual salary for the last 12 months). Your actual benefit will be based on your final average compensation, subject to limitations. For more information on limitations: IRS Code Section 401(a)17 Maximum Limits For Compensation