Longevity Pay

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Longevity pay is provided to full-time employees who have at least 24 months of state service prior to the first workday of the month and are in a paid status on the first workday of the month.

Service Months Monthly Longevity Rate
0 to 23 $0
24 to 47 $20.00
48 to 71 $40.00
72 to 95 $60.00
96 to 119 $80.00
120 to 143 $100.00
144 to 167 $120.00
168 to 191 $140.00
192 to 215 $160.00
216 to 239 $180.00
240 to 263 $200.00
264 to 287 $220.00
288 to 311 $240.00
312 to 335 $260.00
336 to 359 $280.00
360 to 383 $300.00
384 to 407 $320.00
408 to 431 $340.00
432 to 455 $360.00
456 to 479 $380.00
480 to 503 $400.00
504 or more $420.00

Return-to-Work Retirees

In certain situations, return-to-work retirees may not be eligible for longevity pay.

If retired from state employment... and returned to state employment... effective September 1, 2005, the employee...
on or after June 1, 2005 at any time is ineligible for longevity pay.
before June 1, 2005 before September 1, 2005 is eligible for longevity pay equal to the amount they were entitled to immediately before Sept. 1, 2005. The rate will not change regardless of the employee’s state service months.
before June 1, 2005 on or after September 1, 2005 is ineligible for longevity pay.
before June 1, 2005 before September 1, 2005, but later terminates employment and returns a second time, is ineligible for longevity pay.

HOP 3.2.3 Longevity Pay