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Retirement

Retirement Program

Effective: Upon employment

All full-time staff are covered by either the Public School Retirement System of Missouri (PSRS) or the Public Education Employee Retirement System of Missouri (PEERS).

Additionally, employees participate in the Medicare and social security programs as follows:

Full-time Certified Staff:

Public School Retirement (14.5% pre-tax deduction)
Medicare (1.45%)

Part-time Certified Staff:

Public School Retirement (9.67% pre-tax deduction)
Social Security (6.2%)
Medicare (1.45%)

Other Eligible Staff (Non-teaching):

Public Education Employee Retirement (6.86% pre-tax deduction)
Social Security (6.2%)
Medicare (1.45%)

These employee deductions are matched by the college.

Tax Sheltered Annuity

Effective: Upon employment

Employees working on a regular basis are eligible to purchase a TSA (tax sheltered annuity) and make contributions pursuant to a salary reduction agreement, as defined in Section 403(b) of the Internal Revenue Code.