California
Pension Tracker

Joe Nation, Ph.D.

Project Director
Stanford Institute for
Economic Policy Research

The Bottom 25% (Lowest quartile) indicates relatively lower unfunded liabilities. The Top 25% (Highest quartile) indicates relatively higher unfunded liabilities. Metrics reflect the Fiscal Year selected. Agencies reported as NA or agencies for which we do not have geographic locations are excluded from calculations. See Glossary for additional information.

Data reflect Fiscal Year (FY) 2015, the most recent available.

City of Culver City, All CalPERS Plans

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Assets, Liabilities and Unfunded Liabilities

Variable CalPERS Plans Miscellaneous Safety Plan
POB Liability NA NA NA
Market Liability $1,019,025,361 $421,884,817 $597,140,544
Actuarial Liability $596,569,466 $258,610,243 $337,959,223
Value of Assets $408,637,119 $183,916,470 $224,720,649
Market Pension Debt $610,388,242 $237,968,347 $372,419,895
Actuarial Pension Debt $187,932,347 $74,693,773 $113,238,574
Discount Rate for Market Liability 3.250% 3.250% 3.250%
  • Variable

    POB Liability

    • CalPERS Plans

      NA

    • Miscellaneous

      NA

    • Safety Plan

      NA


  • Variable

    Market Liability

    • CalPERS Plans

      $1,019,025,361

    • Miscellaneous

      $421,884,817

    • Safety Plan

      $597,140,544


  • Variable

    Actuarial Liability

    • CalPERS Plans

      $596,569,466

    • Miscellaneous

      $258,610,243

    • Safety Plan

      $337,959,223


  • Variable

    Value of Assets

    • CalPERS Plans

      $408,637,119

    • Miscellaneous

      $183,916,470

    • Safety Plan

      $224,720,649


  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt

    • CalPERS Plans

      $610,388,242

    • Miscellaneous

      $237,968,347

    • Safety Plan

      $372,419,895


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt

    • CalPERS Plans

      $187,932,347

    • Miscellaneous

      $74,693,773

    • Safety Plan

      $113,238,574


  • Variable

    Discount Rate for Market Liability

    • CalPERS Plans

      3.250%

    • Miscellaneous

      3.250%

    • Safety Plan

      3.250%


*Recommended not to combine dollar and other categories.

Funded Ratios

Variable CalPERS Plans Miscellaneous Safety Plan
Market Funded Ratio 40.1% 43.6% 37.6%
Actuarial Funded Ratio 68.5% 71.1% 66.5%
  • Variable

    Market Funded Ratio

    • CalPERS Plans

      40.1%

    • Miscellaneous

      43.6%

    • Safety Plan

      37.6%


  • Variable

    Actuarial Funded Ratio

    • CalPERS Plans

      68.5%

    • Miscellaneous

      71.1%

    • Safety Plan

      66.5%


*Recommended not to combine dollar and other categories.

Contributions

Variable CalPERS Plans Miscellaneous Safety Plan
Employer Total Contribution (%) 26.650% 19.063% 39.231%
Employer Normal Cost Contribution (%) 11.799% 8.297% 17.606%
Employer Other Contribution (%) 14.851% 10.766% 21.625%
Employer Total Pension Contribution ($) $13,404,863 $5,981,633 $7,423,230
Employer Normal Cost Contribution ($) $5,934,833 $2,603,452 $3,331,381
Employer Other Contribution ($) $7,470,030 $3,378,181 $4,091,850
Employee Contribution (%) 8.255% 7.805% 9.000%
Employee Contribution ($) $4,152,037 $2,449,071 $1,702,966
Payroll $50,300,081 $31,378,233 $18,921,848
  • Variable

    Employer Total Contribution (%)

    • CalPERS Plans

      26.650%

    • Miscellaneous

      19.063%

    • Safety Plan

      39.231%


  • Variable

    Employer Normal Cost Contribution (%)

    • CalPERS Plans

      11.799%

    • Miscellaneous

      8.297%

    • Safety Plan

      17.606%


  • Variable

    Employer Other Contribution (%)

    • CalPERS Plans

      14.851%

    • Miscellaneous

      10.766%

    • Safety Plan

      21.625%


  • Variable

    Employer Total Pension Contribution ($)

    • CalPERS Plans

      $13,404,863

    • Miscellaneous

      $5,981,633

    • Safety Plan

      $7,423,230


  • Variable

    Employer Normal Cost Contribution ($)

    • CalPERS Plans

      $5,934,833

    • Miscellaneous

      $2,603,452

    • Safety Plan

      $3,331,381


  • Variable

    Employer Other Contribution ($)

    • CalPERS Plans

      $7,470,030

    • Miscellaneous

      $3,378,181

    • Safety Plan

      $4,091,850


  • Variable

    Employee Contribution (%)

    • CalPERS Plans

      8.255%

    • Miscellaneous

      7.805%

    • Safety Plan

      9.000%


  • Variable

    Employee Contribution ($)

    • CalPERS Plans

      $4,152,037

    • Miscellaneous

      $2,449,071

    • Safety Plan

      $1,702,966


  • Variable

    Payroll

    • CalPERS Plans

      $50,300,081

    • Miscellaneous

      $31,378,233

    • Safety Plan

      $18,921,848


*Recommended not to combine dollar and other categories.

Benefit Levels

Variable CalPERS Plans Miscellaneous Safety Plan  
Benefit Formula 2% @ 60; 2.7% @ 57 PEPRA Sfty 2% @ 60 2.7% @ 57 PEPRA Sfty  
Final Compensation Period 3; 3 3 3  
COLA (%) NA NA NA  
Sick Leave Credit NA NA NA  
  • Variable

    Benefit Formula

    • CalPERS Plans

      2% @ 60; 2.7% @ 57 PEPRA Sfty

    • Miscellaneous

      2% @ 60

    • Safety Plan

      2.7% @ 57 PEPRA Sfty


  • Variable

    Final Compensation Period

    • CalPERS Plans

      3; 3

    • Miscellaneous

      3

    • Safety Plan

      3


  • Variable

    COLA (%)

    • CalPERS Plans

      NA

    • Miscellaneous

      NA

    • Safety Plan

      NA


  • Variable

    Sick Leave Credit

    • CalPERS Plans

      NA

    • Miscellaneous

      NA

    • Safety Plan

      NA


Employee and Retiree Demographics

Variable CalPERS Plans Miscellaneous Safety Plan
Active Members 628 471 157
Retired Members 854 570 284
Retired/Active Ratio 1.36 1.21 1.81
Average Annual Pay, Active Members $80,095 $66,620 $120,521
Average Annual Benefits, Retired Members and Beneficiaries $34,163 $20,369 $61,847
Average Attained Age, Retired Members and Beneficiaries 68.0 68.8 66.5
  • Variable

    Active Members

    • CalPERS Plans

      628

    • Miscellaneous

      471

    • Safety Plan

      157


  • Variable

    Retired Members

    • CalPERS Plans

      854

    • Miscellaneous

      570

    • Safety Plan

      284


  • Variable

    Retired/Active Ratio

    • CalPERS Plans

      1.36

    • Miscellaneous

      1.21

    • Safety Plan

      1.81


  • Variable

    Average Annual Pay, Active Members

    • CalPERS Plans

      $80,095

    • Miscellaneous

      $66,620

    • Safety Plan

      $120,521


  • Variable

    Average Annual Benefits, Retired Members and Beneficiaries

    • CalPERS Plans

      $34,163

    • Miscellaneous

      $20,369

    • Safety Plan

      $61,847


  • Variable

    Average Attained Age, Retired Members and Beneficiaries

    • CalPERS Plans

      68.0

    • Miscellaneous

      68.8

    • Safety Plan

      66.5


*Recommended not to combine dollar and other categories.

Agency Expenditure & Revenue

Variable CalPERS Plans
Total Expenditures $146,789,919
Operating Expenditures $135,101,702
Total Revenues $168,187,126
Tax Revenues $91,549,624
  • Variable

    Total Expenditures

    • CalPERS Plans

      $146,789,919

    • Miscellaneous

      $146,789,919

    • Safety Plan

      $146,789,919


  • Variable

    Operating Expenditures

    • CalPERS Plans

      $135,101,702

    • Miscellaneous

      $135,101,702

    • Safety Plan

      $135,101,702


  • Variable

    Total Revenues

    • CalPERS Plans

      $168,187,126

    • Miscellaneous

      $168,187,126

    • Safety Plan

      $168,187,126


  • Variable

    Tax Revenues

    • CalPERS Plans

      $91,549,624

    • Miscellaneous

      $91,549,624

    • Safety Plan

      $91,549,624


*Recommended not to combine dollar and other categories.

Agency Demographics

Variable CalPERS Plans
Population 39,717
Households 17,052
  • Variable

    Population

    • CalPERS Plans

      39,717

    • Miscellaneous

      39,717

    • Safety Plan

      39,717


  • Variable

    Households

    • CalPERS Plans

      17,052

    • Miscellaneous

      17,052

    • Safety Plan

      17,052


*Recommended not to combine dollar and other categories.

Unfunded Liability Metrics

Variable CalPERS Plans Miscellaneous Safety Plan
Market Pension Debt/Household $35,796 $13,955 $21,840
Market Pension Debt/Capita $15,368 $5,992 $9,377
Market Pension Debt/Total Expenditures 4.16 1.62 2.54
Market Pension Debt/Operating Expenditures 4.52 1.76 2.76
Market Pension Debt/Payroll 12.13 7.58 19.68
Market Pension Debt/Employer Total Pension Contributions 45.53 39.78 50.17
Market Pension Debt/Total Revenues 3.63 1.41 2.21
Market Pension Debt/Tax Revenues 6.67 2.60 4.07
Actuarial Pension Debt/Household $11,021 $4,380 $6,641
Actuarial Pension Debt/Capita $4,732 $1,881 $2,851
Actuarial Pension Debt/Total Expenditures 1.28 0.51 0.77
Actuarial Pension Debt/Operating Expenditures 1.39 0.55 0.84
Actuarial Pension Debt/Payroll 3.74 2.38 5.98
Actuarial Pension Debt/Employer Total Pension Contribution 14.02 12.49 15.25
Actuarial Pension Debt/Total Revenues 1.12 0.44 0.67
Actuarial Pension Debt/Tax Revenues 2.05 0.82 1.24
Employer Total Pension Contribution
Employer Total Pension Contribution ($)/Total Expenditures 9.1% 4.1% 5.1%
Employer Total Pension Contribution ($)/Operating Expenditures 9.9% 4.4% 5.5%
Employer Total Pension Contribution ($)/Total Revenues 8.0% 3.6% 4.4%
Employer Total Pension Contribution ($)/Tax Revenues 14.6% 6.5% 8.1%
  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt/Household

    • CalPERS Plans

      $35,796

    • Miscellaneous

      $13,955

    • Safety Plan

      $21,840


  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt/Capita

    • CalPERS Plans

      $15,368

    • Miscellaneous

      $5,992

    • Safety Plan

      $9,377


  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt/Total Expenditures

    • CalPERS Plans

      4.16

    • Miscellaneous

      1.62

    • Safety Plan

      2.54


  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt/Operating Expenditures

    • CalPERS Plans

      4.52

    • Miscellaneous

      1.76

    • Safety Plan

      2.76


  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt/Payroll

    • CalPERS Plans

      12.13

    • Miscellaneous

      7.58

    • Safety Plan

      19.68


  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt/Employer Total Pension Contributions

    • CalPERS Plans

      45.53

    • Miscellaneous

      39.78

    • Safety Plan

      50.17


  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt/Total Revenues

    • CalPERS Plans

      3.63

    • Miscellaneous

      1.41

    • Safety Plan

      2.21


  • Variable

    Market Pension Debt/Tax Revenues

    • CalPERS Plans

      6.67

    • Miscellaneous

      2.60

    • Safety Plan

      4.07


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt/Household

    • CalPERS Plans

      $11,021

    • Miscellaneous

      $4,380

    • Safety Plan

      $6,641


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt/Capita

    • CalPERS Plans

      $4,732

    • Miscellaneous

      $1,881

    • Safety Plan

      $2,851


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt/Total Expenditures

    • CalPERS Plans

      1.28

    • Miscellaneous

      0.51

    • Safety Plan

      0.77


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt/Operating Expenditures

    • CalPERS Plans

      1.39

    • Miscellaneous

      0.55

    • Safety Plan

      0.84


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt/Payroll

    • CalPERS Plans

      3.74

    • Miscellaneous

      2.38

    • Safety Plan

      5.98


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt/Employer Total Pension Contribution

    • CalPERS Plans

      14.02

    • Miscellaneous

      12.49

    • Safety Plan

      15.25


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt/Total Revenues

    • CalPERS Plans

      1.12

    • Miscellaneous

      0.44

    • Safety Plan

      0.67


  • Variable

    Actuarial Pension Debt/Tax Revenues

    • CalPERS Plans

      2.05

    • Miscellaneous

      0.82

    • Safety Plan

      1.24


  • Variable

    Employer Total Pension Contribution ($)/Total Expenditures

    • CalPERS Plans

      9.1%

    • Miscellaneous

      4.1%

    • Safety Plan

      5.1%


  • Variable

    Employer Total Pension Contribution ($)/Operating Expenditures

    • CalPERS Plans

      9.9%

    • Miscellaneous

      4.4%

    • Safety Plan

      5.5%


  • Variable

    Employer Total Pension Contribution ($)/Total Revenues

    • CalPERS Plans

      8.0%

    • Miscellaneous

      3.6%

    • Safety Plan

      4.4%


  • Variable

    Employer Total Pension Contribution ($)/Tax Revenues

    • CalPERS Plans

      14.6%

    • Miscellaneous

      6.5%

    • Safety Plan

      8.1%


*Recommended not to combine dollar and other categories.

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