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CalSTRS Post Retirement Earnings Limitations

Post retirement employment for CalSTRS members is regulated both in terms of employment and earnings limits. Please review the information below regarding employment in the 2018-19 fiscal year. The CalSTRS Employer Directive for 2018-19 is also included below for reference.

Return To CalSTRS-Covered Employment

Restrictions apply to the amount you earn from one or more school districts if the job is in CalSTRS-covered employment. The earnings limit for the fiscal year is:

  • July 1, 2021–June 30, 2022: $48,428
    July 1, 2022–June 30, 2023: $49,746

 The Teachers’ Retirement Board adjusts the earnings limit annually.

Read the Member Handbook to learn more about working after retirement at the following link:

Additional restriction on public school employment: You may not work in a classified position except as a teacher's aide under certain circumstances.