Each month, you contribute to your ERS retirement account through payroll deductions. Participation in the program is mandatory. The State contributes an additional amount to your account. Even one day worked within a month will equal one month of service credit.
ERS manages and invests your account. Your money currently earns 5% interest each year. Sign into your account and click Account Balance Summary to see your account information.
View your first retirement date and payment options.
Explains when you qualify for benefits in retirement and benefits for your beneficiaries.
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Retirement information for regular class employees participating in the ERS retirement plan before September 1, 2009.
ERS participates in the Proportionate Retirement Program (PRP).
Allows you to combine service credit from two or more retirement systems.
Find out how your TRS service can work with your ERS service at retirement retirement.
More information available on Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) website.
ERS administers retirement benefits for state law enforcement employees;
The supplement rewards officers with 20 or more years of CPO/CO service.
ERS administers disability retirement benefits. Types of disability retirement:
Benefits are available to those that qualify.
ERS administers retirement benefits for elected state officials (ESOs) and other eligible justices, judges or commissioners of specified courts in the State.