Member Categories & Rates

SAA offers different membership categories to align with your career stage.

Eligibility for international rates is based on the country a member lives in. A full list of the countries eligible for the Professional International or Student International rates is provided at the bottom of the page.

Member Rates and Categories


Any person who is engaged in archaeology or any related aspect thereof or any person who supports the objectives of the Society.



Any person matriculating in an educational institution pursuing candidacy for a degree (Associate or higher) in a field of study related to some aspect of archaeology.



Any person who has retired from remunerative professional life.


Any person who is the spouse or domestic partner of a Regular, Life, Retired, or Student member and who supports the objectives of the society. Receives publications via member spouse or domestic partner.


Any person who is not a professional archaeologist and who supports the objectives of the Society. Non-voting member who does not receive a journal.



*Standard Rates apply to members living in Australia, Bahrain, Bermuda, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Israel, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Libya, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sultanate of Oman, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United States, or Western Europe.

**International Rates used to be call "Discount Rates" and apply to members living in Latin America or any other country not included above.

The Society engages in limited lobbying activities to promote and protect the field of archaeology. Approximately 6% of your annual dues is attributable to the lobbying activities.