2021 ASHA Expenditures Per Dollar

Have you ever wondered what you get for your dues? The pie chart below is a breakdown of how ASHA uses dues revenue to better serve you, our members.

2021 Expenditures Per Dollar

There are many departments and programs represented by the categories in the chart. Below is a list of examples from each category.

Governance and General Administration

  • Building Services
  • ASHFoundation
  • Governance
  • Postal Operations


  • ASHA Now e-newsletter
  • The ASHA Leader*
  • ASHA Voices Podcast
  • ASHA Website*
  • Retention and Recruitment*
  • Special Reports and Brochures*
  • Student Retention and Recruitment

Professional Practices and Education

  • Assistants
  • Audiology
  • Continuing Education*
  • Convention*
  • Educational Programs*
  • International
  • Multicultural Affairs
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Special Interest Groups*

Public Information and Government Relations

  • Action Center
  • Government Affairs and Public Policy
  • Public Relations

Science and Research and Academic Affairs

  • Academic Affairs
  • Research
  • National Outcomes Measurement System (NOMS)

Scholarly Publications

  • AJA*
  • AJSLP*
  • JSLHR*
  • LSHSS*

Standards and Ethics

  • Clinical Certification
  • Council on Academic Accreditation*
  • Ethics
  • Specialty Certification

*These programs are revenue generating, covering a percentage of, or fully covering, all expenses associated with running and maintaining them and contributing to keeping down the cost of ASHA membership dues, which have not been raised since 2010.

ASHA Corporate Partners