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 2014-15 fiscal year.  The CalSTRS directive for 2014-15 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:

  • $31,020 for 2011-12
  • $40,011 for 2012-13
  • $39,903 for 2013-14
  • $40,173 for 2014-15

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 cannot work in a classified position except as a teacher’s aide under certain circumstances.