Membership Benefits

According to the most recent AACE Salary Survey, on average AACE members earn about $12,500 higher than non-members with the same amount of work experience.

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Take advantage of all the membership benefits we have to offer.


Get 24-7 access to digital editions of AACE's TCM Framework® (Total Cost Management Framework®: An Integrated Approach to Portfolio, Program, and Process Management, 2nd Ed.). Learn from the Recommended Practices (RPs) which are a series of documents that contain valuable reference information that has been subject to a rigorous review process and recommended for use by AACE's Technical Board. Read the best in technical articles published in Cost Engineering journal or Source magazine. Search over 5,000 of technical articles in our Virtual Library or the Salary Surveys to find answers to your questions. Learn from fellow practitioners with the archived technical paper recordings, webinars, and more!


Participate in the Discussion Forums where you can ask questions and get answers or share your advice to others. Volunteer for AACE and join a Technical Subcommittee or Special Interest Groups (SIGs). Connect with other members in the Women in Project Controls or Rising Professionals Committees. Find a local section in your area and make connections to last a lifetime.

Professional Development

Take an AACE continuing education seminar or an online course to increase your knowledge. Study for and earn your AACE certification using one of our certification study guides. Get back to basics through the AACE Skills and Knowledge of Cost Engineering, 6th Ed. Take a course in your area through one of AACE's Approved Education Providers.

Career Resources

Looking for a job? Post your resume in AACE's Career Center at no charge. Have a job to offer? For a nominal fee, you can post a job and search through resumes to find your next new hire.

Save Money

AACE members receive a variety of discounts on publications like the Professional Practice Guides (PPGs), Skills & Knowledge of Cost Engineering, 6th Ed. and in the various certification study guides. Members receive discounts on certification examinations, recertification, Conference & Expo registrations, Continuing Education Seminar registrations, and any archived technical presentations and webinars, and more.

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"What I value the most are the members. I learn so much from my interactions with them, and I at times rely on the ability to drop a line with a question and get some great advice from people who are some of the best in the world"

- Nicholas L. Kellar, CCP EVP PSP
Regional Project Service Manager
BP Alaska
Anchorage, AK, USA