AISC Full Membership

Requirements, Fees & Application

Full Membership Application (PDF)

REQUIREMENTS:

To qualify for Full Membership you must operate a structural steel fabrication shop, steel mill, HSS manufacturing plant or service center in the United States.

FEES:

ANNUAL DUES – ALL APPLICANTS
An initial dues payment must accompany this application, payable to American Institute of Steel Construction. Should the application be denied, the initial payment will be refunded in full. The amount of the payment is determined by the month the application is made.

 MONTH INITIAL FEE LOCATION
FEE
January, February, March $550 $400
April, May, June $412 $300
July, August, September $275 $200
October, November, December $137 $100

MONTHLY TONNAGE DUES AND MAXIMUM CONTRIBUTION–ALL APPLICANTS
Full members who are Fabricators, Structural Steel Producers or Hollow Structural Section (HSS) Manufacturers shall pay a structural steel tonnage fee of $1.10 per ton each month for all steel fabricated, produced or manufactured for use in structures.
This tonnage fee is capped at a maximum annual payment of $50,000.

Full Members who are Fabricators shall pay an additional bridge tonnage fee of $1.40 per ton each month on all steel utilized in the fabrication of steel bridges and bridge-like structures. This fee is capped so the total structural steel tonnage payment plus bridge tonnage payment does not exceed $80,000.

Service Centers: Members shall pay an additional structural steel tonnage fee of $0.15 per ton each month.

  • This tonnage fee can be paid on either:
    All steel shipped to companies involved in the fabrication of steel structures; or
  • All steel HSS shipped with a dimension equal to or larger than 4"
    and all wide flange with a flange width of 4" or greater


SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS
Full Members who are Structural Shape Producers, HSS Manufacturers or Steel Plate Producers shall pay a voluntary marketing assessment.

Full Members who are Plate Steel Producers shall, by the end of January of each year, pay a bridge marketing fee of $14,450.