Member Dues

APA and AICP Member Dues — United States

Category Salary Range APA Dues AICP Dues Total APA & AICP Dues
A & B Less than $42,000 $180 $100 $280
C $42,000 – $49,999 $210 $115 $325
D $50,000 – $59,999 $245 $125 $370
E $60,000 – $69,999 $270 $135 $405
F $70,000 – $79,999 $295 $145 $440
G $80,000 – $89,999 $320 $155 $475
H $90,000 – $99,999 $345 $165 $510
I $100,000 – $119,999 $375 $175 $550
P $120,000 and above $410 $185 $595
J Undisclosed Salary $415 $190 $605
  U.S. Student Member** $0 $0 $0
* U.S. Retired Member $90 $25 $115
* U.S. Life Member $65 $15 $80
* Unemployed/In Transition $50 $25 $75

*Reduced Dues

APA offers special reduced rates for unemployed, in transition, retired, and life members.

Members must meet all requirements to be eligible to receive the above rates.

*Retired/Life Members

Retired members are those who are a member of APA (current and continuous for 10 or more years); are 65 or older; and are completely retired, excluding part time non-planning related or nonprofessional work.

To be an APA Life member, you must be 65 or older and have been an active (current and continuous) member of APA for the past 25 years or more.

*Unemployed/In Transition Members

Current members who are unemployed may qualify for one year of reduced dues for every three years of continuous membership, up to a maximum of five years (15 years of membership). Members must request the reduced rate annually, and approval is subject to APA review.

Dues Outside the United States

Chart of dues for members in countries other than the U.S. (pdf)


Chapter Dues — United States

U.S. Retired member chapter dues = $10.

U.S. Life member chapter dues = $10.

Unemployed/In Transition chapter dues = $10.

Chapter Regular APA Member Student
Alabama 25% APA dues $10
Alaska $35 $10
Arizona 25% APA dues $10
Arkansas 20% APA dues $10
California $105 $10
Colorado 25% APA dues $10
Connecticut 35% APA dues $10
Delaware $30 $10
Florida 45% APA dues $10
Georgia $35 $10
Hawaii $25 $10
Idaho $25 $10
Illinois 25% APA dues $10
Indiana 35% APA dues $10
Iowa $34 $10
Kansas $45 $10
Kentucky $35 $10
Louisiana 25% APA dues $10
Maryland $27 $10
Massachusetts $35 $10
Michigan 35% APA dues $10
Minnesota $50 $10
Mississippi $35 $10
Missouri $25 $10
National Capital1 20% APA dues $10
Nebraska 25% APA dues $10
Nevada 15% APA dues $10
New Jersey 35% APA dues $10
New Mexico 18% APA dues $10
New York Metro $49 $10
New York Upstate $35 $10
North Carolina $40 $10
Northern New England2 25% APA dues $10
Ohio 25% APA dues $10
Oklahoma $45 $10
Oregon $55 $10
Pennsylvania 45% APA dues $10
Rhode Island $25 $10
South Carolina $35 $10
Tennessee 15% APA dues $10
Texas $45 $10
Utah 25% APA dues $10
Virginia 35% APA dues $10
Washington 25% APA dues $10
West Virginia $45 $10
Western Central3 $29 $10
Wisconsin $45 $10

1. Includes Washington, D.C.; Montgomery County, Maryland; and Prince George's County, Maryland.
2. Includes Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
3. Includes Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.


Division Dues

APA regular members: $25 per division
APA Retired and Life members: $25 per division
APA Early Career Membership Program participants: $10 per division
Nonmembers: $40 per division


Student/Early Career Membership Program Dues

Membership Year APA Dues Chapter Dues Total APA & Chapter Dues
1 Free* Free* Free*
2 $40 $10 $50
3 $55 $14 $69
4 $70 $18 $88
5 $85 $21 $106

In year six, participants will transition to salaried dues.

**Student membership for for the majority of students in their first year of membership is free. To see if you qualify, check the list of participating programs. All other students pay the same first year dues as in year two shown above.


Group Planning Board Membership Dues

Agencies can pay a participation fee of $115 and sign up an unlimited number of planning commissioners, zoning board members, or elected officials for $65 each ($60 for APA national dues and $5 for APA chapter dues) as long as they do not earn their living in planning.


Academic Membership Dues

Eligible planning schools can sign up senior faculty in the group Academic Membership program. With a group participation fee of $400, schools can pay reduced membership dues of $150 for each member ($125 for APA national dues and $25 for APA chapter dues). Schools also may elect to pay reduced AICP dues of $90 per member.

Prices are current as of April 1, 2017. All prices are subject to change.