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Membership in the Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA) is open to those individuals who are either actively engaged in the professional aspects of human resources,  working in a closely associated field, or enrolled full-time in a recognized college or university’s HR, Labor Relations or related program of study. The Pittsburgh Human Resource Association is made up of individuals; it has no corporate or institutional memberships. Memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.


Benefits of being a PHRA Member. Join or Renew Today! Convince your boss.


Membership fees are "rolling". Categories and criteria are as follows:

Individual Memberships:

 Membership Type
 Yearly Fee
Professional Members

Persons engaged in the professional aspects of human resources.

Designate PHRA as your primary chapter with SHRM here!
Our chapter number is: 0155

$150 or
$125 with SHRM Membership
Early Career HR Members
Persons who are HR professionals in the early stages of their career, with 0-5 years of experience.
Business Partners
Persons who are third-party consultants who sell human resources-related services to those in the human resources field, but whose services do not involve professional aspects in human resources.
Student Members

Persons who are full-time (undergraduate & graduate) students attending a recognized college or university, are enrolled in a prescribed program in the Human Resources or Labor Relations field; or a Society for Human Resources Management Student Chapter are eligible for the student rate.

Part-time graduate students working full-time are not eligible for the student rate.

Beyond Career Members For any current or former PHRA member that has permanently retired from the Human Resources profession, and would like to stay active with the PHRA and continue to receive our communications.The Beyond Career Membership includes access to all member benefits at a reduced dues rate of $50. $50


NOTE: Payment processed via credit card automatically enrolls the card owner in our auto-renewal program.


   Corporate Partnerships:

We offer special corporate partnerships for organizations with 5 or more HR Professionals. See the money-saving discounts below available exclusively for corporate plan members. 

Corporate Partnership Level




Register 5-9 yearly Professional Memberships at the basic yearly dues rate



Register 10-15 yearly Professional Memberships at the basic yearly dues rate



Register 16-20 yearly Professional Memberships at the basic yearly dues rate



Includes yearlong corporate marketing at all of our Signature Events!!!


Register 21+ yearly Professional Memberships at the basic yearly dues rate




*Available to all "for profit" and "not-for-profit" employers/organizations that have more than five (5) employees engaged in the professional aspects of human resources. To be eligible for Corporate Partnership discounts all names must be presented together on the same invoice.  Memberships can be added throughout the year with a prorated fee to keep the membership bundle renewal date consistent.



Please contact the PHRA office for further details at 412-261-5537. Our Director of Marketing & Member Services, Deven Snyder, can be reached directly at


Thank you to our current Corporate Partners!


Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA)
420 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
One Gateway Center – Suite 1852
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
Ph: 412-261-5537