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WRS Fact: Final Average Earnings and Median Annuity

WRS fact: In line with national trends, Wisconsin's government employees are working longer and putting off retirement. The average retirement age for most WRS members (General and Teachers) is 61 and the median annual annuity is $17,957. This annuity only replaces 33.06% of their final average earnings. Consider this: Will you have enough other income, such as Social Security and personal savings, to support your needs in retirement?