How much is the dues adjustment?The SHRM Board of Directors approved a dues adjustment of $10 for professional memberships. At this time, SHRM annual membership dues will not change for students, retirees, global online members or student chapter advisors and chapter management professionals. The 2018 annual rates are:- Professional memberships - $209 - Students - $40- Retirees - $55- Global - $95- Student chapter advisors and chapter management professionals - $110 When will the adjustment take affect?The new rates are effective for memberships on or after January 1, 2018. Members with expiration dates on December 31, 2017 and later will see the new dues rates on their renewal notices.Why does SHRM need to adjust dues again when there was an adjustment last year?The SHRM Board evaluates membership dues on a regular basis to ensure SHRM keeps up with the costs of doing business and avoids large one-time adjustment for members. How will I benefit from the additional investment?Your dues make possible our work to serve HR professionals and advance the HR profession. For example, each day we are:
How does the cost of SHRM membership compare to other HR-related organizations or professional societies?Even with the small adjustment, SHRM membership dues are still competitive with dues charged by other professional associations.
WorldatWork $350 (new members); $265 (renewals)
Association for Talent Development $229 (professional); $349 (plus)
Human Capital Institute Free online; $299 (executive members)
HR.com Free online; $300 (certification prep)
National Association of Social Workers $225
American Institute of CPAs $255 to $445
American Management Association $250
American Society of Assoc. Executives $325 to $475
Who do I contact with questions about my membership?Contact us or call our Member Care Center: 800.283.7476 option 3 (U.S. only) | +1.703.548-3440 option 3 (International)
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