Retirement Planner
OPERS' Pension & Health Care Information

Pension Information

Your retirement date is the 1st day of the month following termination of employment or attainment of eligibility. For example: If you are eligible to retire and, your last day of work was December 28th, your retirement effective date would be January 1st.

You can find more information about how age and service credit affects your retirement effective date here.
The service credit below counts toward your pension. Please enter your total pension eligible service credit when answering this question.
  • Contributing service
  • Leave of absence
  • School board service
  • Elected/Appointed service
  • 35% Additional service
  • Interrupted/free military
  • Unreported public service
  • Denied salary
  • Redeposit (refunded)
  • Workers' compensation
  • Ohio retirement systems¬† (STRS, SERS, CRS, OP&F, HPRS)
  • Optional Service
  • Plan change service credit
You can find more information about qualifying pension service credit and how it affects your retirement here.

Log in to view your qualifying pension service credit.
Final Average Salary (FAS) is currently the average of a member's three highest calendar years or final 36 months of earnable salary, whichever is higher. If you're not sure what your FAS is, you can use your current yearly salary as an estimate or log in to your account and run a retirement estimate.

You can find more information about FAS and how it affects your retirement here.