US Air Force Employee Benefit: Retirement Plan | Glassdoor

US Air Force Retirement Plan

Updated Jul 21, 2014

2150 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

The US Air Force offers a retirement plan in which airmen can retire and receive benefits after 20 years of service.

This information about the Retirement Plan benefit at US Air Force is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of US Air Force. The description here may not reflect the current US Air Force Retirement Plan benefit.

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Employee Comments

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  • Sep 16, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Hurlburt Field, Florida

    You get 50% of paycheck for 20 years of work

  • Aug 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Patrick AFB, Florida

    Was good when I retired. haha

  • Aug 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Security Forces in Great Falls, Montana

    doing 20 years wasn't something i was interested in, although it is a great plan

  • Aug 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Fairfield, California

    Work 20 years active duty, retirement for the rest of your life

  • Aug 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Management Analyst in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    401k type plan with Matching up to 5% of pay and employee contribution of up to 15% of pay in either a Roth or pretax plan. plus a pension of up to 1/3 of pay, plus still included in social security

  • Aug 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Eglin AFB, Florida

    For those who have the 20 year pension option...fantastic! If you have the new 401k style it is still an awesome incentive that patches the corporate sector

  • Aug 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Las Vegas, Nevada

    having access to all the same opportunities that had while you were active duty

  • Jul 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Crew Chief in Goldsboro, North Carolina

    Retire as early as age 37 (if you join at 17)

  • Jul 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Network Operations Officer in Washington, District of Columbia

    50% of your salary is paid as a pension if you serve 20 years of honorable service.

  • Jul 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Electronics Engineer in Melbourne, Florida least it exists. Most companies don't do this anymore. The amount is not amazing, but again, at least it exists.

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