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Retirement benefits: Access, participation, and take-up rate of defined benefit and defined contribution plans for civilian workers by wage category

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Retirement benefits: Access, participation, and take-up rates of defined benefit and defined contribution plans for civilian workers by wage category, March 2021
Wage category Defined benefit access Defined benefit participation Defined benefit take-up rate Defined contribution access Defined contribution participation Defined contribution take-up rate

Lowest 10 percent

4% 3% 76% 31% 14% 44%

Lowest 25 percent

8% 6% 75% 41% 21% 52%

Second 25 percent

20% 15% 77% 64% 43% 68%

Third 25 percent

31% 25% 82% 70% 53% 75%

Highest 25 percent

46% 37% 81% 75% 61% 81%

Highest 10 percent

44% 34% 77% 81% 68% 84%