Regular State Employee Retirement Eligibility - Group 3

Regular State Employee hired September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2022

This retirement information is based on current ERS laws and rules. If you have taken a withdrawal of your retirement account balance, you no longer have those years of service credit in your account. They will not count towards your years of service credit at retirement. 

Service Credit

Minimum 10 years

Rule of 80


65 or above

Service Credit + Age = 80 or above
Minimum of 10 years of service credit

Lifetime Payment


Payment will be reduced 5% for each year 
you retire before age 62, no max

Health Insurance*


Minimum of 10 years of service credit

*Notice about Insurance

Health and other insurance benefits for employees and retirees are subject to change based on available State funding. The Texas Legislature determines the level of funding for such benefits and has no continuing obligation to provide those benefits beyond each fiscal year.