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Membership Details

Are you looking to become a member? !
Here you can find detail about our membership plans and be one step closer to becoming part of our community! Our annual membership runs from August 1st to July 31st each year. We offer annual Company Memberships for your whole HR team.  You’ll find more details below:

We offer annual Company Memberships:

Membership Categories Membership Fee Salary Survey Participant Fee Total Annual Cost
Small Company (less than 75 Canadian employees) $395 $795 $1,190 + GST
Mid-Sized Company (75-250 Canadian employees) $495 $895 $1,390 + GST
Large Company (250+ Canadian employees) $595 $995 $1,590 + GST

Each company membership includes an unlimited number of Human Resources (HR) reps. 

 

Apply now here!

Want to know what you need to become a member?
We want each member to benefit from and contribute to our community  so we have a list of requirements for joining.
 
To join as a member, a company must be in the Canadian tech sector*, with at least 30 employees and a dedicated HR rep. All companies are required to participate in and purchase our annual Tech Salary Survey.
 

* A company or division of a company operating in Canada whose core business is the development and/or distribution of technology-based products or services (a tech sector company or division).

Please note that members are required to participate in and purchase the annual Tech Salary Survey.  The participant fees (listed above)  represent a 58% - 67% savings from the non-participant price. For 2021, participating Alberta members will receive the Tech Salary Survey for free! 

(If unable to meet this salary survey requirement due to extenuating circumstances, please reach out to us at info@hrtechgroup.com to discuss.)

Need any assistance? Feel free to contact us here!

What are the Benefits of Membership?

Tech Salary Survey

  • This has been the leading BC Tech Salary Survey for more than 20 years, with 150 BC tech companies participating.
  • The 2020 survey has expanded into Alberta and includes Alberta Tech Salary data for 35 positions.
  • The survey is produced in partnership with Mercer, and the survey questionnaire is completed in May and June by our members and the results are available in early September.
  • Participant rates begin at $795 CAN, which is a 67% savings from the retail price of $2,395 CAN.
  • More than 200 positions are reported (from CEO to Cloud Ops Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, CFX Artist and Customer Success Manager) in the following tech subsectors: IT, digital media and gaming, visual FX / animation, wireless, alternative energy and life sciences.

 

Click here to learn more about specific positions.

 

Benefits Buying Plan and Benefits Survey

  • Free Tech Benefits Survey report every 2 years
  • Participate in the tech industry benefits buying plan with other members. By pooling our premiums together, member companies are saving significant amounts of money! Plans are unique to your organization in terms of experience ratios and plan design.
  • Access a comprehensive Employee Retirement Program and valuable benefits consulting services provided by HUB International, our tech industry experts.

 

Learn more about our member benefits program with HUB International here.

 

Access to 500+ HR Professionals in the Tech Sector

  •  Networking opportunities with hundreds of peers who are also managing people and culture teams within Canadian tech companies 
  • Collaborate, learn and share information with peers who are driving HR practices at nimble growth stage and award winning anchor tech companies
  • Instant access to peer group collaboration through our members-only Slack channels.

 

 

Tools & Resources

Stay updated on hot HR topics for tech companies with the tools and resources we offer to our members. Tools like:

  • Custom mini-surveys – consult our custom survey databank of competitive tech industry employment practices (e.g. vacation, overtime, equity, co-op/intern compensation) or work with us to create a custom survey to get the data you need when you need it. 
  • Weekly newsletters with links to news, articles, events, best practices for HR in tech and more
  • Events for HR practitioners in the tech industry (qualifying for CPHR credits) – recent topics have included “Benchmarking Diversity”, “Mental Health Strategies”, “Design Thinking”, “Creating Thriving Teams”, “Compensation Analysis”, “Immigration Pathways to Hiring Global Talent” among others.
  • Special Interest Groups and Roundtables– participate in smaller working groups with other HR professionals from local companies (e.g. Recruitment,  COVID-19 Employer Planning, Emerging Practitioner and Senior Practitioner SIGs).
  • HR Job Posting Board – Post your HR openings to our member job board.
  • Mentorship program – become a mentor and give back to your community, or be a mentee and learn from senior HR practitioners in tech.
  • Leadership Development Programs and Conferences – Members save on registration costs for leadership development programs and for our annual Tech Talent North, Canada's conference for people and culture in tech.

 

If you would like to learn more about our memberships and the Salary Survey we invite you to visit our Member Benefits section and complete our Application for Membership. This way, one of our team members can reach out to you!

For any general questions prior to filling out the application form please email us at: info@hrtechgroup.com