Service Credit

Service Credit
Your pension is based on four factors: tier of membership; total service credit; age at retirement; and, final average salary.
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It is important to have all the credit for which you are eligible because your total service credit impacts your eligibility for NYSTRS benefits — and often the amount of those benefits. The following types of service can build your credit and help you reach important service milestones:

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