"A" Membership is for those in the construction branch. The monthly membership dues, which consist mainly of the IBEW pension fund, includes a death benefit. Additionally, “A” members pay working assessments which are currently 3% of gross wages earned.
"BA" Membership is for those working in public employment or working for private employers other than construction.
"A" Membership Dues
"BA" Membership Dues
Monthly dues for "BA" members are a combined amount, which in 2012 includes an International Fee of $15.00, a Local assessment of one and a half times the members hourly wage.
According to the IBEW Constitution, dues are to be paid in advance either monthly or quarterly.