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, which is adjusted each July 1, is:

  • $45,022 for 2018-19
  • $43,755 for 2017-18

CalSTRS Employer Directive Post Retirement Earnings Limit 2017-18 & 2018-19

As of July 1, 2012, most exemptions to the annual postretirement earnings limit have ended. 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.