With the exception of Affiliate and Academic members, NMEC takes a tiered approach to membership dues based on the average annual number of full-time employees. Dues are used for the continued development and promotion of the national workforce system for the maritime industry through NCCER, and to sustain the continued operation of NMEC and activities in which it is involved.
Shipbuilding, Ship Repair, Offshore Marine, and Skilled Trade Providers
|Tier 1 Companies (Employing 20,000+*)||$15,000|
|Tier 2 Companies (Employing 15,000-19,999*)||$13,000|
|Tier 3 Companies (Employing 10,000-14,999*)||$11,000|
|Tier 4 Companies (Employing 5,000-9,999*)||$9,000|
|Tier 5 Companies (Employing 2,000-4,999*)||$ 7,500|
|Tier 6 Companies (Employing 1,000-1,999*)||$6,000|
|Tier 7 Companies (Employing 500-999*)||$4,500|
|Tier 8 Companies (Employing 250-499*)||$3,000|
|Tier 9 Companies (Employing 100-249*)||$1,500|
|Tier 10 Companies (Employing <1008)||$750|
Affiliates – Regional and National Trade Associations, Equipment Manufacturers, Suppliers, Professional Service Companies, etc.
Training Providers (High Schools, Community Colleges, Proprietary)
*Based on assessable employees at all member shipyard facilities under the same corporate ownership for the previous year ending September 30 of each year. For shipyards and offshore marine companies, “Assessable Employees” are those employees engaged in all vessel construction, repair, ship breaking, and cleaning operations including production workers, related office and administrative employees, supervisory personnel and executives. For skilled trade providers, “Assessable Employees” are considered full-time employees.