Retirement

North Carolina Local Government Retirement System
Employees begin participating in the North Carolina Local Governmental Retirement System immediately upon employment. Participation is mandatory. The employee contributes 6% of gross wages to the retirement program. The County also contributes, based on guidelines provided by the Retirement System.

North Carolina 401(k)
Under this supplemental retirement program, the amount contributed is payroll-deducted, and earnings are tax sheltered. There are numerous investment options. The County makes a contribution of 5% of gross wages to the 401(k) plan.

Nationwide Retirement Solutions

Under this program, the amount contributed is payroll-deducted, and earnings are tax sheltered. There are numerous investment options.