Survivor Benefits Calculator
There are three types of survivor benefit categories: dependent-based, service-based, retirement-based plus account withdrawal. This calculator will assist you in estimating dependent-based, service-based and retirement-based benefits for eligible survivors in the event of an STRS Ohio member's death.

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Educators who began membership with STRS Ohio before July 1, 2013 need 1.5 years of qualifying service credit to be eligible for survivor benefits, while those who began with STRS Ohio July 1, 2013, or later will need 5 years of qualifying service credit.

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