Membership Categories
and Dues Structure

Membership Dues are per FTBA’s Fiscal Year July 1–June 30

Contractor Member

Includes all prime and subcontractors.

Annual membership dues are $2,400 per fiscal year.
Contractor members are also subject to percentage dues of any contractor subcontract awarded by FDOT, Airport or Expressway work, and is calculated as follows. The first $25 million of total work is billed at 1/10th of 1% with the exception of the first $2.4 million of total work is exempt from such calculations. Total work over $25 million will be billed at 1/100th of 1%. The total annual dues are capped at $50,000. Contracts of hand or awaiting award at the time of joining are not included in the calculations.

Associate Member

Includes equipment dealers, material suppliers, engineering firms and design consultants. Material is defined as any item used in the actual construction of a project. Any other firm or individual with an interest in the transportation industry, except prime contractors and subs, are included in the associate member category.

Annual membership dues are $3,000 per fiscal year.

Affiliate Member

If you do not fall into either of the above categories, but have an interest in providing goods and services not utilized in the actual construction of a project, to those in the industry you would be an affiliate member. Affiliate memberships apply to attorneys, CPA’s, insurance agents, bonding firms and individual claims consultants.

Annual membership dues are $1,000 per fiscal year.
FTBA operates on a fiscal year of July 1 – June 30.

If you are unsure of your membership category, please contact Stacy Heidel prior to submitting your application.

Membership dues may not be deducted as charitable contributions; however, a portion of such dues may be deducted as ordinary and necessary business expenses.

Dues for Contractor and Associate membership are pro-rated quarterly. A pro-rated price is not offered for Affiliate level membership. Please see below:
Application is received
Contractor Dues
Associate Dues
Affiliate Dues
Oct 1 - Dec 31
April 1 - June 30
July 1 - Sept 30
Jan 1 - March 31

Member Benefits

Contractor FTBA members are at the forefront of industry decisions:

FTBA represents its members with one collective voice before the Florida legislature. FTBA works with various agencies, including the Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration as well as the executive branch to keep them informed of the needs and concerns of the transportation construction industry.
  • The Specifications Committee
  • The Structures Committee
  • The L.E.S.S. Subcommittee ( Lighting, Electrical, Signing and Signalization)
  • The M.O.T. Subcommittee ( Maintenance of Traffic)
  • The Safety Committee
  • The EEO/Compliance Committee
  • The Small Business Committee
FTBA hosts the Annual Construction Conference and invites FTBA members to attend and discuss industry issues of concern.

FTBA members are connected nationally, as well as statewide:

FTBA is affiliated with the national American Road and Transportation Builders’ Association ( ARTBA), cooperating with it and other organizations to ensure a comprehensive and efficient transportation program. Every FTBA contractor member is also a member of ARTBA.

FTBA maintains liaisons with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials ( AASHTO), the Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials ( SASHTO), The Road Information Program (TRIP), Floridians for Better Transportation (FBT) and others with transportation construction interests.

FTBA members and their employees are informed and supported:

FTBA members are invited to attend FTBA’s Annual Convention to network with other industry leaders and participate in educational seminars and social activities. FTBA distributes awards of distinction at the convention and only FTBA members are eligible.

Each FTBA member receives complimentary Florida Transportation Industry Directories. This directory is published annually and is widely distributed among those connected or interested in our industry. You can join FTBA online or fill out the paper membership application and mail along with your check to the address as indicated on the form.

If you have further questions, please call the FTBA office at 850-942-1404 or contact Stacy Heidel.