Join a body of globally recognised engineers.

As the profession’s peak body, Engineers Australia is the trusted voice of engineering, in Australia and overseas. When you become a member, you’re joining a global family of around 120,000 engineering professionals.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for full membership you need to have completed an accredited or recognised engineering qualification, plus relevant work experience in the field. If you’re studying an accredited or recognised engineering course, you’re eligible to join as a student engineer.

If your qualification is from overseas, you might also be able to join through our mutual recognition agreements.

Membership types

Whether you’re just beginning your engineering career, or you have many years of experience behind you, there’s a membership level and category to suit you. Learn more about Student, Graduate, Member or Fellow membership.

Membership cost

The cost of membership depends on factors including the membership grade and occupational level and whether you need a competency assessment. Your application may include a $95 administration fee.

Various discounts are also available.

Membership operates on a financial year basis from 1 July to 30 June of each year.

The cost for full membership varies from $195 to $595 per year. Student membership is free.

Use our calculator to estimate your membership fee or view our annual membership fees.


Depending on your situation, you may be eligible for a concession on your membership fee.

Concession discounts apply for the following circumstances:

  • Retired – retired members over the age of 55 who are no longer working full time. To be eligible you’d need to be earning no more than $50,000 per year have held membership continuously for five years.
  • In full time study – if you’re studying full-time for a Masters or PhD in your area of engineering.
  • Temporary financial assistance – if you’re temporarily out of work because you’re unemployed or experiencing reduced work hours, have parental responsibilities, own your own business or are experiencing a downturn in income.

Your concession and the amount will be confirmed when you complete the online membership application process. If you believe you’re eligible for a discount, use our fee calculator below to estimate your cost.

Contact us if you’d like to learn more about concessions.

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Follow these simple steps to join and start enjoying the exclusive benefits available to members today.


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