How much does it cost?

UNISON membership costs less than you might think – costs start at just £1.30 a month. How much you pay for your UNISON membership depends on how much you earn. But all our members get the same benefits, support and exclusive offers.

Membership costs in England, Scotland and Wales/Cymru

Annual salary Monthly cost
Up to £2,000 £1.30
£2,001-£5,000 £3.50
£5,001-£8,000 £5.30
£8,001-£11,000 £6.60
£11,001-£14,000 £7.85
£14,001-£17,000 £9.70
£17,001-£20,000 £11.50
£20,001-£25,000 £14.00
£25,001-£30,000 £17.25
£30,001-£35,000 £20.30
over £35,000 £22.50

 

Northern Ireland membership rates

Costs of membership in Northern Ireland are different because members there do not pay into the union’s affiliated political fund.

Annual salary Monthly cost (excl GPF) Monthly cost (incl GPF)
Up to £2,000 £1.22 £1.26
£2,001-£5,000 £3.27 £3.37
£5,001-£8,000 £4.96 £5.11
£8,001-£11,000 £6.17 £6.36
£11,001-£14,000 £7.34 £7.56
£14,001-£17,000 £9.07 £9.34
£17,001-£20,000 £10.75 £11.07
£20,001-£25,000 £13.09 £13.48
£25,001-£30,000 £16.13 £16.61
£30,001-£35,000 £18.98 £19.55
over £35,000 £21.04 £21.67

 

Note: you will need to have been a member for at least four weeks to qualify for some of our benefits and help.