2015 Membership Dues

Current membership dues rates effective 1 May. Pricing for Classic, New TC Professional, Student, and Retired memberships reflect a 20% discount. 

Membership Category

Included in Membership

Current Dues**

Adjusted Dues
(See List of Eligible Countries)

Classic Membership
  • eSubscriptions to Intercom magazine, Technical Communication journal, STC's Notebook blog, and TechComm Today eNewsletter
  • Over 140 free, on-demand seminars
  • Free annual Salary Database subscription
  • Mentor Board access 
  • Job Bank access, discounted job posting rates, early access to new postings
  • Discounts on all online education courses and webinars
  • Personalized STC Education Report Card
  • Discounted Summit registration
  • TC Body of Knowledge (TCBOK) access
  • Member-only Affinity Program-discounts from our partners
  • $180
  • Add $25 per chapter
  • Add $10 per SIG
  • $40
  • Add $10 per chapter
  • Add $5 per SIG

Gold Value Package

  • Classic membership benefits
  • One free chapter membership
  • Free membership in all selected SIGs
  • Five live webinars at no cost
  • 20% off online courses
  • Summit Early Bird pricing anytime
  • A print subscription to Intercom magazine
       $425          $425
New TC Professional
(graduated within past three years)
  • Classic membership benefits
  • One free chapter membership
  • One free SIG membership
       $128          $128
Student Membership
  • Classic membership benefits
  • One free student chapter membership
  • One free professional chapter membership
  • Free Academic SIG membership
  • Free additional SIG membership
        $60           $20
Retired Membership
(contact Membership Dept. for eligibility)
  • Classic membership benefits
  • One free chapter membership
  • One free SIG membership
       $116          $116

Download a PDF application here.

View full dues schedule here.

There is a $30 enrollment fee for new membership.

All memberships follow the calendar year and expire 31 December.

Members may add the following a la carte menu items:

  • $25 per chapter (emerging nations: $10)
  • $10 per SIG (emerging nations: $5)
  • $60 for printed copies of Intercom*
  • $75 for printed copies of Technical Communication*

* Includes U.S. postage. International postage rate for Intercom is $25 for Canada and $45 for other countries. For Technical Communication, international postage rate is $20 for Canada and $40 for other countries.