What is Career Average?

A Career Average scheme means that benefits you build up are worked out using your pay each scheme year rather than your final salary.

The LGPS is still a defined benefit scheme.

Your pension earned each scheme year is added to your pension account and inflation is then added to the pension you’ve built up in your account so it keeps its value.

See the section, 'How is it worked out?' for more information on how your pension will be worked out.

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