WATRA is an individual association that provides major programs and events along with several networking and professional development opportunities for members and the total rewards community. Our main member services include:

  • Regular professional development programs that deliver practical information members can apply at work and more in-depth certification courses from WorldatWork at discounted member prices. 
  • Larger events with nationally-recognized technical experts and strategists discussing key total rewards issues of the day and cutting edge approaches.
  • Community meetings and sessions designed specifically to help members network, get to know resources they can offer each other and facilitate longer-term career growth.
 In addition, members receive 
  • Discounts on local compensation and benefits market survey data.
  • Access to presentation handouts on line (subject to speaker release).
  • WorldatWork and SHRM re-certification credits.
  • Access to other members through our member-only on-line member directory.

Membership Types

  • Individual practitioners: individual reward professionals and leaders on the “inside” of their employer.
  • Individual consultants/contractors: individual reward professionals and leaders at consulting firms or individual 1099 consultants/contractors.
  • Group/Corporate members: One employer with 5 or more individual members receive a 30% discount off individual membership cost.
  • Sponsoring partners: companies that support our mission and objectives by providing intellectual and financial resources to enhance our initiatives. Annual cost is $1,500.

Corporate/Group Membership

WATRA is an individual membership Association. However, we welcome organizations with large Human Resources departments to take advantage of our Corporate Group Membership program for 5 or more HR employees which includes a 30% discount for membership. 

Please contact us at with any Corporate/Group Membership problems or questions.


Become a Member

WATRA welcomes you to browse our site and use the features available to the public. Members get access to additional resources such as our archive of presentation materials from past programs.  Learn more about our membership benefits.