Average Annual Costs and Income for Chapters

Average Annual Chapter Expenses 

 

Cost

US Chapter Average

International Chapter Average

Induction/Chartering Ceremony
(varies)
US $1,000
(US $500 - US $1,500)
US $1,000
(US $500 - US $1,500)

Programs/Meetings/Events
(varies)

US $1,000
(US $500 - US $1,500)
US $1,000
(US $500 - US $1,500)
Communications
--Website, postage, printing, supplies
(varies)
US $800 US $800

Travel to 2011 biennial convention
--biennial expense

US $350

US $1,123

Registration for 2011 biennial convention, for 5-day attendance
--biennial expense

US $579

High income: US $579

Middle income: US $232

Low income: US $116

Hotel accommodation for 5-day attendance at biennial convention
--biennial expense

US $1,225

US $1,225

Meals for 5-days at biennial convention (3 meals/day at US $50 per day)
--biennial expense

US $250

US $250

Chapter Liability Insurance
(Approximately US$0.50 per active member)

US $130

US $130

Annual Chapter Services Fee
(Sliding Scale based on number of active members)

US $300

US $200

Newsletters to chapter members (2 times/year)

US $630

US $600

Cost to get US funds

US $0

US $26

Cost to receive funds from HQ in US dollars

US $0

US $26

Cost to collect international membership fee

US $0

Volunteer’s time: minimum of 5 hours

Total average cost of a chapter fulfilling STTI obligations
(Actual amount will vary depending on the number of active members in the chapter and the type and number of events planned)

US $6,264.00

US $6,959 (does not include any amount for volunteer time)

 Average Revenue for Chapters

 

US Chapter Average

International Chapter Average

Number of Active Members

261

High income: 114

Middle income: 152

Low income: 126

Chapter Fee per member

US $27

High income: US $28

Middle income: US $22

Low income: US $11

Dues Income*

US $7,047

High income: US $3,192

Middle income: US $3,344

Low income: US $1,386

*Note that developing honor societies must collect dues (induction fees and renewal fees) from their members until approval. If approved as an official chapter, STTI will collect all dues from members.  Chapter dues will be sent to the chapter in the form of a chapter check.  The chapter dues are returned to the chapter in regularly scheduled chapter disbursements.

Average Individual Expenses for STTI Members

 

Activity

US Member Average

International Member Average

International Membership Fee

US $69.50

High income: US $69.50

Middle income: US $27.80

Low income: US $13.90

Cost to get international membership fee in US dollars

$0

US $28

Cost to mail renewal payment

US $.45

US $.75

Cost of shipping 1 STTI book retailing at US $29.95

US $13

US $65

Total
(cost to maintain membership for one year plus purchase one STTI book at the member rate)

US $82.95

High income: US $163.25

Middle income: US $121.55

Low income: US $107.65

 

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