Chart: Retirement Benefits Are Most Important Job Feature For Majority of Public Sector Workers

Retirement Benefits Most Important Job Feature For Public Sector Workers

Public sector workers were asked what characteristics or features of their jobs are most important to them. Job security, salary and health insurance were all extremely important; but for teachers and public safety workers, retirement benefits trumped everything.

Even among the public workforce at large, retirement benefits were rated as “extremely important” by over 60 percent of respondents.

Chart credit: 2014 Retirement Confidence Survey