Q. Under CSRS, I worked 17 years as a full-time employee. For the past 17 years, I worked part time only 24 hours per week. I would like to retire in two years with 35 years of service. How is the calculation done? With the new amendment in 2009, I was told by my HR that my retirement is based on my full-time salary rate ($111,000 as a GS-14). But this doesn’t make sense. I will be making more when I retire. Can you help me understand this?
A.Here’s how you annuity will be calculated: