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)

​2018 Contribution Rate - 13.4%

  • 6.7% - School District Contribution
  • 6.7% - Employee Paid Contribution*

2019 Contribution Rate will be 13.10%

  • 6.5% - School District Contribution
  • 6.5% - 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?

Separation Benefits

403(b) Options

How to Enroll in or Manage your 403(b) Account


Post Retirement Benefits

MidAmerica Administrative & Retirement Solutions, Inc.
402 South Kentucky Ave., Suite 500
Lakeland, FL 33801

Service Center Hours of Operation
8:30 am – 8:00 pm EST Monday through Thursday
8:30 am – 6:00 pm EST Friday
Fax: 863-686-9727

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 (User Name:  Social Security Number; Password:  Last 4 digits SS#) 

Understanding Your Special Pay Plan Benefit

Plan Forms

Enrollment and Beneficiary Designation

Distribution Election Form

Special Pay Required Minimum Distribution Form