Welcome to the Employer page.  You can access the Employer Self-Service (ESS) portal at any time from work or home to submit work reports, payments, or secure messages.  If you cannot access ESS and need assistance from an Employer Services representative, click here for the Contact Form to send an email.


04/19/24 - GASB 68 employer schedules for June 30, 2023 can be found here

05/31/23 - Employer rates for FY 2024 can be found here.

03/26/23 - The audited GASB 68 schedules for June 30, 2022 are now available.  The PDF is linked on the GASB 68 page or you may download it directly here.

05/12/22 - The APERS employer-contribution rates for fiscal 2023 (effective July 1, 2022) are available for download here.

03/22/22 - The audited GASB 68 schedules for June 30, 2021 are now available.  The PDF is linked on the GASB 68 page or you may download it directly here.

Reporting Resources for Employers

 Act 91 of 2015 requires APERS participating employers to report compensation and service and to remit contributions electronically by July 1, 2017.

Compensation and Service Reports

Employers have the option of reporting compensation and service to APERS via an Excel spreadsheet.


Click here for a Sample Excel file of the Compensation and Service Report.

File Layout

Click here for a detailed explanation of the file layout used in the Compensation and Service Report.

Employer Self Service (ESS) Handbook 

Employer Self Service Handbook

Employer Self-Service Handbook for AASIS users


Classroom Training

APERS is offering Employer Training Virtually via Zoom by request, please send request by email to Shelly George This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Online Training Resource

APERS has developed a complete set of interactive training modules to help you learn how to use the COMPASS ESS system. The training modules are separated according to the roles most often associated with a particular task. Choose your role below to access training for all the tasks you may need to perform. A manual for the training modules can be found here.

 APERS Employer Newsletters



Arkansas public employees retirement system

Here you will find information based on your role in our system, whether you are an active member, near retirement, a retired member or an APERS participating employer.