Retirement Benefits

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Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Fund (ETF)
PO Box 7931
Madison, WI 53707-7931
(608) 266-3285

Click on the following links to Contact ETF
Active Employees
Former/Inactive Participant


Support staff working at least 880 hours per year
Teachers working at least 880 hours per year


Benefit (click HERE for benefit booklet)

2017 Contribution Rate - 13.60% per month consisting of:

  • 6.8% - School District Contribution

  • 6.8% - Employee Paid Contribution*

*Employee contribution is "pre-tax" meaning employee's deduction reduces their taxable income while employed.  Once the employee receives an annuity, the funds will be taxable.  Current law prohibits employees from opting out of enrollment unless receiving an annuity or a recently processed separation benefit.


WRS Contribution Rate History - click HERE

Information for Retirees

Calculating Your Retirement Benefit

Additional Contributions

Applying for your Retirement Benefit


What Happens When I Leave Employment Prior to Retirement Age?

Seperation Benefits

403(b) Options

Directions for enrolling or managing your 403(b)

IRS Hot Button Issues: 403 (b) and 407 (b) Comparison Chart

Post Retirement Benefits

MidAmerica Administrative & Retirement Solutions, Inc.
211 E. Main St. Suite 100
Lakeland, FL 33801

Please refer to your respective collective bargaining agreement, Statement of Benefits, or group's handbook for details

Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)

Understanding your Premium Only Health Reimbursement Arrangement

Questions and Answers About HRAs

Premium Only Listing of Eligible Expenses

Plan Forms

HRA Recurring Claim Form

HRA Non-Recurring Claim Form

Special Pay Plan

Understanding Your Special Pay Plan Benefit

Plan Forms

Enrollment and Beneficiary Designation

Distribution Election Form